Kavanaugh To Attend White House Event, As Elections LoomNew Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh is returning to the White House for a televised appearance Monday with President Donald Trump less than a month before pivotal congressional elections.
'The Senate's Not Broken': McConnell Blames Dems For DivisionThe Senate's majority leader, insisting his chamber won't be irreparably damaged by the bitter fight over new Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, is signaling he's willing to take up another high court nomination in the 2020 presidential election season should another vacancy arise.
Brett Kavanaugh Confirmed To Supreme Court With 50-48 VoteIt was clearly one of the most divisive confirmation battles in U.S. Supreme Court history -- one that was painted with partisan bitterness and anger.
Kavanaugh Confirmed, Quickly Sworn In; Major Trump VictoryBrett Kavanaugh was sworn in as a Supreme Court justice Saturday night after the bitterly polarized U.S. Senate narrowly confirmed him. The Senate vote delivered an election-season triumph to President Donald Trump that could swing the court rightward for a generation after a battle that rubbed raw the country’s cultural, gender and political divides.
How They Did It: The Republicans' Campaign To Save KavanaughKavanaugh's confirmation was always going to be difficult, but over the past few weeks it had veered terribly off course. Three women had accused the judge of sexual misconduct, bringing a #MeToo reckoning to Capitol Hill and transforming the nomination fight into a bitter dispute that pushed the polarization of the Senate to new extremes.
US Senate Confirms Judge Brett Kavanaugh To Supreme CourtThe United State Senate has confirmed the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court by a vote of 50-48.
Senator Collins Backs Kavanaugh, Paving Way For ConfirmationRepublican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine declared Friday she will vote to confirm Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination, all but ensuring that a deeply riven Senate will elevate the conservative jurist to the nation's highest court despite allegations that he sexually assaulted women decades ago.
Senate Votes 51-49 To Push Kavanaugh Nomination ForwardSenate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is pushing ahead with little room for error.
Trump Speaks To Thousands In RochesterPresident Donald Trump is campaigning in Minnesota as he seeks to boost Republican congressional candidates.
Senate GOP Say FBI Report Clears Kavanaugh, Dems Say It Only Heightens ConcernsUnited States Senators are getting a chance to look at the FBI report into sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle took turns privately reviewing one copy of the confidential report Thursday.
McConnell: Senate To Vote On Kavanaugh FridayThe FBI investigation into Brett Kavanaugh could wrap up by Wednesday night. Investigators are looking into sexual assault claims made against the Supreme Court nominee.