Trump appeared to be in a good mood, fresh off the confirmation of Kavanaugh, but his lightheartedness turned darker when he spoke of Democrats and the stakes of the election.
“If confirmed, I’ll be the first justice in the history of the Supreme Court to have a group of all-women law clerks”, he said.
Hyde-Smith tweeted a video that afternoon in which she suggested accusers of President Trump’s Supreme Court pick and Democratic opponents were on the side of “evil.”
“As soon as Democrats get gavels we’re going to want to get to the bottom of this”, Sen.
Although the Constitution mandates that Supreme Court appointments are permanent, it doesn’t say anything about how many justices there can be-and Congress has the power to either increase or decrease the number of justices. “Last week, they were saying, ‘We’ll impeach.'”.
While speaking to the press on Friday, Murkowski said, “I have extended this as a courtesy to my friend”. But he said that “the paid D.C. protesters are now ready to REALLY protest because they haven’t gotten their checks – in other words, they weren’t paid!”
Kavanaugh was accused of sexual misconduct in high school and college. Progressives fought hard against Kavanaugh’s confirmation due to his originalist jurisprudence and because he would replace Justice Anthony Kennedy, often viewed as a “swing” vote in many 5-4 decisions.
“The complaints do not pertain to any conduct in which Judge Kavanaugh engaged as a judge”.
Asked if he considered the crowd at Trump’s rally also a mob, McConnell said: “I’m not interested in talking about tweets or what people may say at rallies”.
“I was underneath one of them while the two laughed”, Ford said.
Baldwin pointed to one plan sold in her state that she said does not cover hospital care on a Friday or Saturday. More than a dozen potential witnesses said the Federal Bureau of Investigation did not contact them as they sought to provide evidence.
While they may have gotten their base riled up, Democrats seem to have hurt themselves overall with their ruthless political machinations during Justice Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearing. For one thing, the effort triggered an explicit, written Trump veto threat – the first of his presidency.
“McConnell ought to keep the Senate in session until we get all 41 of those judges done”, Mr. Grassley told conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt Wednesday. Thad Cochran resigned due to ill health.
Sixty-two percent (62%) of all voters are angry about the U.S. Senate’s treatment of Kavanaugh, with 42% who are Very Angry. Polls are open from 7 a.m.to 7 p.m.
That would be in addition to 38 district judges and three circuit judges already pending on the Senate floor, who Republicans say they should confirm before they leave Washington to campaign for the mid-term elections. Steve Daines, R-Montana, who supported Kavanaugh but had a scheduling conflict.