Women protest in front of Trump Tower in New York on Oct. 4 against Supreme Court nominee Brett M. Kavanaugh
12 October, 2018, 06:37
Liberal activist groups opposed to more Republican judicial confirmations were furious with the prospect of another deal that would place more judges on the bench who have been handpicked by President Donald Trump. Jamie Pedersen, who is chairman of the Washington Senate Democratic Campaign.
At Monday's East Room ceremony, Trump again invoked the rhetoric Republicans are using to frame the whole episode: Kavanaugh, Trump said, had been "proven innocent", even though critics say the investigation was not thorough enough to merit that conclusion. That's because the GOP is defending only eight Senate seats in November, only two of which are somewhat close.
Trump has a busy campaign schedule to spread the word that the allegations against Kavanaugh were a "hoax that was set up by the Democrats" at what he's called a unsafe time for men who can be falsely accused. For one thing, neither political party exactly won plaudits for the episode ― majorities of Americans disapproved of how both Republicans and Democrats handled the hearings, with few believing either side was making a good-faith attempt to get to the truth of the matter.
Nearly immediately after the Senate vote, Democrats felt the chill from faraway North Dakota.
It took most of President Barack Obama's first term for a Democratic Senate to confirm a similar number of appellate judges.
He emphasized that Washington voters are known to not vote a straight party-line ticket, and he said he trusts voters will continue to vote for person over party.
With midterm elections less than a month away, is there any way to tell what the impact of Brett Kavanaugh's appointment, contentious hearings, and confirmation could be on the Senators who voted for or against him, or on voter enthusiasm and turnout? "Unfortunately, the House has only been in session for 10 days since the beginning of August, while the Senate has been working hard - a telling statistic about the politics and work ethic in the House this year".
"Honest to God, I would answer that question, but I'm going to let you guys do that assessment", he said.
"It's time to put this embarrassing spectacle behind us", McConnell said prior to Kavanaugh's confirmation.
"No peace until they get their way?"
Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to the Supreme Court fired the starting pistol for the final sprint to Election Day, with control of the House and Senate at stake.
"Elections matter and I would like my colleagues to be able to go home", she said. The message to Republican voters: Democrats are employing radical tactics that are only growing worse.
"And what they saw on the Senate Judiciary Committee with the abandonment of the presumption of innocence, on the Judiciary Committee, which I think is in some ways disqualifying, the Republicans said, no - those Republicans said, 'No, this is not the alternative we're seeking, '" Tyler added.
"We expect senators to work, to fight for us and to stand up for what is right".
On Thursday, McConnell cited recent statements by 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and former Attorney General Eric Holder.
Emergency services carried out dozens of rescues of people caught in swiftly moving floodwaters in North Carolina. Hurricane Michael's battering waves swamped streets and docks and shrieking winds splintered trees and rooftops.
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