Brett Kavanaugh Confirmed to the Supreme Court of the U.S.
Brett Kavanaugh Confirmed to the Supreme Court of the U.S.
'Very, very difficult vote': The wavering senators who will decide if Brett Kavanaugh joins the Supreme Court
07 October, 2018, 04:12
"The Me Too movement is real".
"We believe Christine Blasey Ford and we fully support her", they concluded. There has been no contemporaneous evidence or witness to back up her account.
Manchin immediately followed with a statement proclaiming his support. In the end, there was indeed a two-vote margin, the closest nomination vote since 1881. "And my heart goes out to anyone who has experienced any type of sexual assault in their life". He said he "found Judge Kavanaugh to be a qualified jurist".
The upper house is split 51-49 in favour of the Republicans and the vote was largely along party lines. If they won't listen to our voices, then they'll listen to our vote'. But one by one, they let their positions be known.
Kavanaugh has stated he will be non-partisan, but many of his opponents fear his elevation to the high court is a tipping point toward a more conservative body, particularly with regard to any deliberations on the precedent of Roe v. Wade abortion rights. "And I know it for a fact because I spoke with her, she didn't stop".
A vote only takes a simple majority, or 51 votes, to pass.
"This is one of the reasons I chose him is because there is no one with a squeaky clean past like Brett Kavanaugh. It just may be that in my view he's not the right man for the court at this time".
Trump was triumphant on Twitter.
Ahead of the rally, hundreds lined up outside hours beforehand, despite rain. Over the past week the Federal Bureau of Investigation did an additional background probe related to Dr. Ford's allegations.
Adding to the day's drama, women protesters in the Senate gallery shouting, "Shame on you!" briefly interrupted the confirmation vote.
"It is not something we are eager to do", Nadler said in an interview.
As demonstrators clapped in unison and chanted "November is coming" and "Vote them Out!"
The Senate vote takes the highest U.S. court down a more conservative path, perhaps for many years, and is a bitter blow to Democrats already chafing at Republican control of the White House and both chambers of the U.S. Congress.
Upon taking the stage, Trump told the crowd he was "thrilled" to be with them on a "truly historic night". "It has never been refuted by anybody", said Sen. She chastised Republicans for an incomplete investigation of the sexual misconduct claims against him and said Kavanaugh's emotional defence at a public hearing last week demonstrated a temperament unfit for the office.
Mr Kavanaugh's appointment is for life and he will strengthen conservative control of the nine-judge court, which has the final say on USA law.
Democrats and Republicans appeared to agree, at least superficially, on one thing: The behaviour of senators has been unbecoming.
What was said in the Senate? Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., the minority leader.
The lone Republican to oppose the nomination was Murkowski, who told reporters that while she believes Kavanaugh is "a good man", she also felt the confirmation process had become about something "bigger than a nominee". President Trump would have to submit another nominee.
"Shame! Shame! Shame!" one of them screamed.
Just weeks ago, Kavanaugh, 53, seemed a shoo-in for confirmation.
He did well as his initial confirmation hearings, avoiding any pitfalls during two long days of gruelling questions.
Murkowski announced Friday that she would be pairing her vote with Daines as a professional courtesy and a gesture of goodwill.
On Friday, in the moment that made clear Kavanaugh would prevail, Collins delivered a speech saying that Ford's Judiciary Committee telling of the alleged 1982 assault was "sincere, painful and compelling".
This is an outrage. "It isn't about taking back control, it's about fantasy world", Mr Hammond told ITV's Good Morning Britain . But he warned: "If we cheat the electorate - and Chequers is a cheat - we will escalate the sense of mistrust".
Speaking to reporters early Wednesday afternoon, Murkowski said: "I thought the president's comments yesterday mocking Dr. There are facts that she can not remember: "how she got home, how she got there, where the house was, what the date was".
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