World Media

Senate set to vote on Kavanaugh confirmation Saturday

Senate set to vote on Kavanaugh confirmation Saturday”

Though they reached opposite conclusions, both women had faced similar political pressure heading into Friday's key vote on Kavanaugh's high court nomination.

Murkowski said her decision was "agonizing" and she was "truly leaning" toward confirming Kavanaugh.

The nine-member panel has the final say on issues such as abortion, gun control and voting rules and justices are appointed for life.

"I think the Democrats with their approach have provided Republicans who were not fired up about this election so much locker-room material that they can not wait to go out and vote", Rose said.

Within minutes of their announcements, potential political challengers to both Collins and Murkowski emerged.

Vermont senators Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., and Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., both voted against the motion to end debate, joining an nearly united front of Democratic opposition to Kavanaugh in the Senate.

Trump to Female Reporter: I Know You're Not Thinking, You Never Do
Later, Collins attempted to change the subject to ask two questions about the Kavanaugh investigation, and Trump wasn't having it. Trump interrupted Jiang as well and when she pointed that fact out, he told her to sit down.

In another development, more than 2,400 law professors had signed on a letter sent to the Senate on Thursday, saying Kavanaugh lacks judicial temperament and thus is disqualified from sitting on the nation's highest court, according to a report of The Washington Post. Manchin is up for re-election this November in West Virginia. His work has also appeared in Salon, Raw Story, Truthdig, National Memo, Philadelphia Weekly, Democratic Underground, L.A. Weekly, MintPress News and many other publications.

Following the vote, President Trump said that he is "very proud" that the Senate has cleared the way to hold a vote on Kavanaugh.

She has been lobbied by sexual assault survivors to vote against the judge and represents a state with the highest sex crime rate by far in America, according to Federal Bureau of Investigation data.

Senator Collins ended hopes she would side with Democrats in the final vote, telling fellow senators she did not believe the "charges can fairly prevent Judge Kavanaugh from serving on the court". Ford said she was "terrified" by the process, but said she felt like it was her "civic duty" to come forward. Steve Daines, whose daughter is getting married out of town Saturday.

Conservative commentators hit back against Murkowski's vote.

The judge has maintained he would be a neutral justice in a Wall Street Journal editorial titled, "I am an independent, impartial judge". Thank you for hearing us.

Champions League: Man Utd train ahead of Valencia clash
Of course I feel for him. "There's no way that the previous game you've played can have anything to do with this game coming up". According to a report from RMC Sport , Mourinho has lost the faith of his players, and his days are now "numbered".

He said if Democrats took power, he would expect the committee to immediately subpoena records from the White House and the FBI, which conducted an abbreviated supplemental background investigation into two of the misconduct claims.

In the hours before the vote, police arrested demonstrators who had broken through barriers around the Capitol and tried to climb the building's steps.

Manchin, a red-state Democrat, earlier also voted yes to advance Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to a vote in the full Senate.

A judge on the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals for 12 years, Kavanaugh was approved 57-36 by the Senate in 2006 after a three-year delay following his nomination.

Some Democratic lawmakers, who are poised to gain a number of congressional seats heading into the midterms, have floated the possibility of investigating Kavanaugh after he is confirmed to the Supreme Court.

There was another protest in front of Trump Tower in New York City.

Virgil van Dijk set to be fit to face Chelsea
Sturridge picked up the ball on the left side of the area and bent a superb shot past Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa from 25-yards out. Liverpool make two changes to the side which beat Southampton 3-0 last Saturday as Joe Gomez and James Milner return.



Like this

Latest


05 October 2018
Government Announces Relief On Fuel Prices By Reducing Excise Duty
Petrol, diesel price cut: Eleven states announced cuts in prices of petrol and diesel on Thursday. But growing public anger over surging fuel prices has caught the attention of the government.

05 October 2018
Amazon's latest Fire TV Stick offers 4K for $50
As for the Alexa support on Fire TV devices, Amazon says that you can easily find, search and control movies, TV shows and apps. The Alexa Voice Remote is said to support Bluetooth, multidirectional infrared technology along with cloud-based service.

03 October 2018
Trump aided family members in tax fraud
They revealed Trump received at least $US413 million in today's dollars from when he was a small child through the present day. But the newspaper said its exhaustive investigation of tax returns and confidential records found this was not true.

01 October 2018
'Fortnite' Season 6 brings Halloween content and adorable pets
With new locations and features like pets , this season will have plenty to offer for players of the absurdly popular game. All three feature their own animations and personality, and each comes with its own slight variation on the same backpack.

01 October 2018
White House: President Trump Didn't Set Limits on FBI Kavanaugh Probe
She said in her statement that there are two witnesses who can attest to her account, but she has not identified them publicly. Agents should get support from the Judiciary Committee for rapid immunity and subpoena decisions, he said.

28 September 2018
Trump says Republicans should have pushed through Kavanaugh sooner
She said that Kavanaugh's declaration of "innocence" and lack of sexual inactivity in high school on Fox News is a lie. Ford and Kavanaugh are set to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee on her allegation on Thursday.

26 September 2018
China says won't weaken currency to boost exports, as USA tariffs mount
It shouldn't be to shrink trade with China, much less cripple its economy. And we will come back with more if they retaliate. But many analysts were skeptical .

26 September 2018
Paul Pogba wants return to Italian club Juventus
He has indicated privately he will not look to force a transfer in January but will reassess his options at the end of the season. We had the personality to take penalties and play the way we did.

25 September 2018
Paul Pogba faults Jose Mourinho’s tactics after Man United’s draw with Wolves
They had (it), we didn't. "Maybe we should have showed more hunger..." "We didn't lose, but for me we should have won". Pogba is simply speaking the truth when he says United need to be more attacking.

24 September 2018
Google Pixel 3 And 3 XL Latest Leaks on Its Renderings
The Pixel 3 XL is said to have been in a Lyft-licensed cab in the USA , however there is no official confirmation on the same. This has created a huge confusion and it gets worst when CSS quoted the colours for the Pixel 3 to be blue, green and black.



Recommended