BREAKING: Brett Kavanaugh Confirmed to the U.S. Supreme Court | Trending
09 October, 2018, 05:30
"I did not consent". "Where's my representation?" one female protester screamed before being forced out of the chamber. The two-vote margin is one of the narrowest ever for a Supreme Court nominee. But she then asked to withdraw her "no" vote as a courtesy to Sen. Steve Daines, could go to his daughter's wedding without having to stay in D.C.to vote.
The vote gave Mr Trump his second appointee to the court, and comes in the amidst of campaigning for next month's mid-term elections.
A sharply divided Senate - reflecting a deeply divided nation - voted nearly entirely along party lines Saturday afternoon to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court. Later today, I will sign his Commission of Appointment, and he will be officially sworn in. It marked the tightest successful Supreme Court confirmation vote in over 100 years. Roberts administered the constitutional oath and Kennedy the judicial oath. These things are of such high priority to them, that they're willing to ram through a person who has been credibly accused of multiple instances of sexual assault, simply because he'll vote their way on the bench.
Ahead of Saturday's vote, Trump thanked women who support Kavanaugh, adding, "It is a handsome thing to see - and they are not paid professional protesters who are handed expensive signs".
"After going through all those difficulties, the members of the court were just wonderful people to a person", Thomas said in an appearance at the Library of Congress earlier this year. "It didn't look that way but in the end, that's what happened".
In a brief telephone interview with The Washington Post, Trump said voters in Alaska "will never forgive" Murkowski for voting against confirming Kavanaugh, and he forecast her defeat in a Republican primary should she run for reelection in 2022. Senate Republicans tightly controlled the disclosure process for Kavanaugh's public record, limiting the scope of documents released and scheduling hearings and a final vote before the National Archives could release the entirety of the Kavanaugh documents. Kavanaugh forcefully denied the accusations. "I have great respect for Susan Collins".
"I thought that Susan was incredible yesterday", Trump told reporters Saturday as he left the White House to fly to Kansas for a political rally.
All the while, crowds of demonstrators - mostly Kavanaugh opponents - ricocheted around the Capitol's grounds and hallways, raising tensions, chanting slogans, interrupting lawmakers' debates, confronting senators and often getting arrested.
Neither the FBI nor the Senate Judiciary Committee, in their separate investigations - both conducted under penalty of felony - found evidence corroborating the allegations made against Judge Kavanaugh.
The Maine moderate Republican faced heavy political pressure, including from women who came from her home state and demanded that she side with Kavanaugh's chief accuser, Ford.
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The vote could help bolster Manchin's reputation as independent from Democratic leadership - a key survival trait in deep-red West Virginia. Protesters shouted "shame" at him as he tried to board an elevator near his office.
In a statement to Politicoin September, Bush said: "Laura and I have known and respected Brett Kavanaugh for decades, and we stand by our comments the night Judge Kavanaugh was nominated: "He is a fine husband, father, and friend - and a man of the highest integrity. Avenge her in November", he tweeted with artwork of Ford".
Talk show host Ellen DeGeneres praised Dr Ford and vowed to continue her "movement". In her former role as dean of Harvard Law School, she hired Kavanaugh to teach there.
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., called the fight "a sorry epilogue to the brazen theft of Justice Scalia's seat". Greg Gianforte's private jet to return to Washington after the ceremony, Daines said in a statement to The Associated Press.
Amy Schumer Detained At 'Cancel Kavanaugh' Protest
Kavanaugh has ben accused of sexually assaulting Californian College professor, Christine Ford, but he denies the allegations. Comedian-actress Amy Schumer was also reportedly detained while protesting against Kavanaugh, according to MSNBC.
Trump wins: Brett Kavanaugh confirmed to Supreme Court
That rare procedural maneuver left Kavanaugh with the same two-vote margin he'd have had if Murkowski and Daines had both voted. On Friday, September 28, the committee voted along party lines and passed Kavanaugh's nomination through to the full Senate.
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