Donald Trump: 'Scary time for young men' in US

Donald Trump: 'Scary time for young men' in US

Donald Trump: 'Scary time for young men' in US

He accused Democrats of trying to delay the vote for political reasons, to which Minority Leader Chuck Schumer responded, "Gimme a break!".

Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of NY said that when Kavanaugh testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee, he abandoned any pretense of being an impartial jurist and revealed that he bears "bitter partisan resentments". It will be made available to each Senator. "And that has nothing to do with what he did when he was 15 or 18", Mr. Schumer said. "That is the key question here".

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh was accused of throwing ice at a man during an altercation at a bar while in college.

The US president was speaking in response to the accusations against Brett Kavanaugh, his nominee for the Supreme Court.

And he says those accusations have been seized on by "the far left that has been so eager to stop this nomination".

Democrats offered harsher assessments.

Kavanaugh first testified for his confirmation hearing before lawmakers on the committee almost a month ago - September 4.

The US president said he believed his Supreme Court nominee would eventually be "positively voted on".

And Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., referenced the over-the-top lampooning of Kavanaugh's hearing performance by actor Matt Damon in a "Saturday Night Live" sketch last weekend. "It does not reflect a judicial temperament".

During a speech on the Senate floor Tuesday, McConnell berated Democrats for continued their deployment of delay tactics against Judge Kavanaugh's nomination.

Kavanaugh strongly denies the accusation, but President Donald Trump and Senate Republicans have instructed the FBI to investigate it and any other "credible allegations" against him. A majority of sexual assaults - like the one Christine Ford has alleged about Brett Kavanaugh - are never reported to the police, according to The National Sexual Violence Resource Center.

Judge Kavanaugh's critics have been quick to point out that his nomination process is more akin to a job interview, where the worst that can happen is he doesn't get a promotion to the most powerful court in the nation.

Gallagher was approached only a couple hours after confronting Senator Flake by The Daily Beast, and though Archila has appeared on Good Morning America and spoken with several other outlets regarding that day and her work as Co-Executive Director of The Center for Popular Democracy, Gallagher has otherwise remained understandably quiet since.

A number of Kavanaugh's classmates have publicly said he misrepresented or lied about his drinking habits when he was in school, while he testified under oath in front of the Senate.

Senator Dianne Feinstein, the Judiciary Committee's top Democrat, said a Friday vote on Kavanaugh would not give senators enough time to evaluate the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe.

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In testimony provided to the Senate Judiciary Committee last Thursday, Ford claimed that Judge, who is a former classmate of Kavanaugh's, was "urging Brett on", during her alleged attack, at times telling Kavanaugh to stop. "I think that Judge Kavanaugh is doing very well right now". "The politics of personal destruction were willfully unleashed".

Schumer also called on the White House to authorize the FBI both to release its guidelines regarding the investigation and to hold a briefing for all senators on its results once the probe is completed. "The interaction with the members was sharp and partisan, and that concerns me", Flake said.

The Republicans have a slim majority in the Senate and can afford few defections if Kavanaugh is to be confirmed. Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska were instrumental last week in holding up Mr Kavanaugh's confirmation vote. Judge is one of multiple people the FBI has already interviewed as part of its reopened background investigation into Kavanaugh.

"That finishes everything", Manchin said.

"I thought he did very well". Democrats, Republicans, even the president.

She declined to say exactly when it ended or what Mr Judge was asked.

The fight over Kavanaugh's nomination to a lifetime job on the top USA court comes against the backdrop of the #MeToo movement fighting sexual harassment and assault that has toppled a succession of powerful men. He has previously said he doesn't recall the events recounted by Ford.

The FBI started its investigation after Sen.

The FBI will also question Leland Keyser and P.J. Smyth, two people who Ford said were at the gathering of teenagers where Kavanaugh allegedly assaulted her.

"They need to see it all", Kennedy said Tuesday.

During his remarks, McConnell dowplayed those allegations.

A third claim - from Julie Swetnick, who is represented by Stormy Daniels' lawyer Michael Avenatti - accuses Mr Kavanaugh of excessive drinking and inappropriate treatment of women at parties in the early 1980s.

"One can only image what new bombshell might be published today or tomorrow", he said.

"Why are our Republican colleagues so afraid of making this public?" he said.

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