"His comments were just plain wrong", Maine's Susan Collins said Wednesday.
Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer, Democrat of NY, fired back in remarks after McConnell, saying the weeklong delay to the let the FBI investigate came at the request of Republican senators who weren't prepared to vote for Kavanaugh's nomination.
"There will be plenty of time for members to review and be briefed on the supplemental material" before Friday's vote, McConnell said to the almost empty chamber.
He went on to say: "A man's life is in tatters".
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., a Judiciary Committee member, said it would be ideal to make public as much information as possible, allowing for redactions of private or compromising information.
President Donald Trump is pictured gesturing as he speaks during a rally in Southaven, Mississippi. That testimony which she gave - and I have now watched it five times - was the testimony of an adolescent.
But at his rally on Tuesday, the president dismissively imitated Ford's appearance on Capitol Hill in an effort to cast doubt on her testimony. Flake is a key GOP vote in the confirmation battle, and while he said last week he would vote to confirm Kavanaugh, he also called for an expanded FBI investigation that resulted in a one-week delay.
In separate interviews, Senators Jeff Flake of Arizona, Susan Collins of ME, and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska - all considered swing votes on Kavanaugh - took issue with comments the president made the night before at a political rally in MS that drew laughs from his supporters.
White House counselor Kellyanne Conway made a similar argument earlier in the day, saying that Ford had "been treated like a Faberge egg by all of us, beginning with me and the president" and that Trump was "pointing out factual inconsistencies".
"I don't like what the president said last night".
Women were far more likely than men in the poll to oppose Kavanaugh, 55 percent to 40 percent. "Vote him up or down".
Two Democrats, Joe Manchin of West Virginia, and Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota, are yet to declare their intentions.
Senators are preparing to vote on Kavanaugh as soon as late this week - and it's expected to be close.
Also on the ballot is Senator Deb Fischer of Nebraska, who is campaigning for a second term.
The fast-moving story around embattled Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh continues to unfold. It's unclear whether there will be a public summary of the information, or whether the White House would be allowed to release portions of the report.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., vowed again on Tuesday to vote on the nomination by the end of the week, insisting that the results of the Federal Bureau of Investigation inquiry be kept private, for senators only to see.
The FBI has finished an interview with Chris Garrett, a high school friend of Kavanaugh.
The FBI has interviewed several people, including three who Ford has said were at a 1982 high school gathering in suburban Maryland where she says Kavanaugh sexually molested her in a locked bedroom.
Two other women also accuse Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct. Smyth and Leland Keyser.
Graham accused Democrats of stalling and doing anything they possibly could to keep the Supreme Court seat vacant in case they retake the White House in 2020.
Mr Kavanaugh has claimed the assault allegations are part of a conspiracy of revenge orchestrated by Hillary and Bill Clinton.
Next on the agenda is the charity Survivors' Network, which supports survivors of sexual violence and abuse in Sussex. They will also visit the Royal Pavilion and then head back to West Sussex for another walkabout and meet-n-greet.
I'm dong it for guys behind me or guys who don't understand what's going on in the business of football. Bell has yet to sign his one-year franchise tender, and in turn has yet to play a snap this season.
Three of those survivors were treated with drug therapy, but in Stabile's case it was too late to administer the medication. There have been no reports of other illnesses, and Naegleria fowleri infection does not spread from person to person.
Trump waved his finger at CNN reporter Kaitlan Collins, yelling, "Don't do that!" " You never do ", the president muttered. Trump stopped her, saying he would talk about the subject later but first wanted to answer questions about trade.
After the game, United's players were criticised for a lack of effort and attitude. "From the Lowry Hotel we took 75 minutes". He seemed to be protecting Mourinho, or more likely kissing up to the boss that once left him out in the cold.
Thomas had just returned to the team to start the season after holding out all year for a contract extension or trade. Seattle head coach Pete Carroll later confirmed to reporters Thomas had broken his leg. "I love Earl.
The best-of-seven National League Division Series will open on Thursday with the pairings to be determined. The National League Central champion Milwaukee Brewers will begin postseason play on October 4.
And make it plain that the way both are behaving demonstrates that neither are really on Manchester United's side either. United is off to its worst start in 28 years with 10 points through seven matches.
Liverpool's passage to the Champions League knockout rounds last season went down to the final round of group stage matches. Lorenzo Insigne's dramatic late victor gave Napoli victory over Liverpool in their Champions League group game in Italy.
Accordingly, retailers, who employ a sizable share of the nation's lower-paid workers, have been stepping up pay increases. Beyond the US, Amazon announced it will pay 10.50 pounds an hour in London and 9.50 pounds in other parts of the UK.
But Canada also had to agree to offer more access to its highly protected dairy market, which infuriated the influential farming lobby.
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Northern Ireland has had no functioning government for almost two years, preventing the Assembly from sitting. He said: "I write this with heavy heart, however we now need a proper leadership election and to move on".
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The electric vehicle maker said it was speeding up construction of its Shanghai factory as it seeks to combat the hefty tariffs. After missing earlier goals, Tesla hit a targeted weekly production rate of 5,000 Model 3s in final week of the second quarter.
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Hopefully, however, this is all prelude to some price cuts that bring the Surface Laptop down to a price worth paying for. Engadget says buyers will be able to choose black, blue, red, or "platinum grey" color schemes for their new Pro.