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‘There’s no bitterness’: Kavanaugh admits SCOTUS confirmation process ‘tested’ him but says he will be ‘independent and impartial’ after Trump APOLOGIZED for ‘lies’ and ‘destruction’ by Democrats

By FRANCESCA CHAMBERS, WHITE HOUSE CORRESPONDENT FOR DAILYMAIL.COM President Trump offered a public apology to Brett Kavanaugh on Monday evening for the humiliation that his wife and daughters were subjected to during one of the most brutal battles over a Supreme Court seat that the nation has ever seen. Trump in...

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Brett Kavanaugh WILL sit on the Supreme Court as swing senators Susan Collins and Joe Manchin say they will vote YES and confirm Trump’s nominee in historic victory for POTUS

Collins, a centrist Republican, had the power to kill the Kavanaugh nomination but decided to stick with her party, virtually guaranteeing her party leadership’s success ‘I will vote to confirm Judge Kavanaugh,’ Collins said, adding: ‘My fervent hope is that Brett Kavanaugh will work to lessen the divisions in the...

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FBI report ‘does NOT corroborate Christine Blasey Ford’s claims’ – Sen. Jeff Flake said Thursday morning: there had been ‘no additional corroborating information’

Democrats attack FBI Kavanaugh report as ‘incomplete’ but Republicans say the nominee is CLEARED and must be voted through, leaving the decision down to the SAME five swing votes Party leaders clashed over a new background probe of Brett Kavanaugh released to senators Thursday Senators got their first peek at...

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‘They’re no angels!’ Trump claims he’s seen Dem senator in ‘very bad and compromising situations’ as he attacks the credibility of Kavanaugh’s accusers but teetotal President admits judge had ‘difficulty’ with drinking

President Donald Trump complained Democrats have treated Brett Kavanaugh ‘so viciously and so violently’ In an angry Rose Garden press conference he hit at the credibility of two Kavanaugh accusers He said Christine Ford hasn’t said ‘what year’ and ‘what house’ Kavanaugh allegedly assaulted her Said he has heard another...

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Trump orders new FBI investigation into Kavanaugh after Senate request

President Trump will authorize the FBI to conduct a supplemental background investigation into Judge Brett Kavanaugh regarding multiple sexual misconduct allegations against the Supreme Court nominee, the White House confirmed Friday. “I’ve ordered the FBI to conduct a supplemental investigation to update Judge Kavanaugh’s file. As the Senate has requested, this...

US Judge Brett Kavanaugh (L) shakes hands with US President Donald Trump after being nominated to the Supreme Court in the East Room of the White House on July 9, 2018 in Washington, DC. 0

Trump sticks by Kavanaugh after day of hearings: He ‘showed America exactly why I nominated him’

President Donald Trump expressed support for his Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, after a bruising day of testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee. “The Senate must vote!” Trump wrote in a post on Twitter. Kavanaugh and a woman who has accused him of sexual assault, Christine Blasey Ford, appeared separately...

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‘My family and my name have been totally and permanently destroyed’: Furious and tearful Brett Kavanaugh calls nomination process a ‘national disgrace’ – after his accuser Christine Ford says she KNOWS he tried to rape her

Blockbuster Senate hearing put Judge Brett Kavanaugh and his sexual-assault accused Christine Ford on a globally watched hot-seat  Kavanaugh, who arrived hand-in-hand with his wife, gave a furious defense to claims he groped and tried to disrobe Ford during a high school party in 1982 ‘My family and my name have...

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‘Why didn’t somebody call the FBI 36 years ago?’: Trump mocks Kavanaugh’s accuser at Nevada rally and tells Senate to ‘get on with it’ and finish the confirmation process

Trump told Sean Hannity in a TV interview in Las Vegas that the Senate shouldn’t delay Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court confirmation any longer He also mocked Democrats who are demanding an FBI investigation of a sex-assault claim dating back to 1982   Trump’s crowd chanted ‘Kavanaugh! Kavanaugh!’ before he could...

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Democrats Aim to Derail Kavanaugh With Eye on Abortion, Mueller

By Greg Stohr and Laura Litvan Hearing starts Tuesday for Trump’s second Supreme Court choice  Minority party lacks leverage to stop pick to replace Kennedy Democrats will have plenty of material to draw upon when they question U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh at his Senate confirmation hearings. What they won’t...

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Trump says Don McGahn isn’t responsible for him ‘not firing’ Sessions or Mueller and says Ivanka and Jared had ‘NOTHING’ to do with the dramatic departure of the White House counsel

Trump announced McGahn’s departure on Wednesday  He said McGahn would leave after what he wrote was the hopeful confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court  McGahn has cooperated with special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigators  Trump on Thursday pushed back on media reports that McGahn walked him back from axing...

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Trump Supreme Court pick Kavanaugh: I’d ‘put the final nail in’ independent counsel precedent

Kavanaugh made the comments in 2016, before a special counsel was appointed to investigate Russian meddling in the presidential election. Two years before President Donald Trump nominated him to a seat on the Supreme Court, federal appeals courts Judge Brett Kavanaugh said he believes the legal precedent that allows for independent...

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Trump picks D.C. federal judge Brett Kavanaugh to fill Anthony Kennedy’s Supreme Court seat and says: ‘There is no one more qualified or more deserving’

Kavanaugh, 53, was a front-runner for the nomination ever since Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his retirement on June 27 He served as staff secretary to President George W. Bush at the White House Also played a leading role in drafting Ken Starr’s report on President Bill Clinton Served...