FBI may wrap up Kavanaugh investigation later today, source tells Fox News

FBI may wrap up Kavanaugh investigation later today, source tells Fox News

FBI may wrap up Kavanaugh investigation later today, source tells Fox News

Five days after an extraordinary Senate hearing watched by millions of people in which a university professor, Christine Blasey Ford, detailed her sexual assault allegation against Kavanaugh, Trump seemed to raise the issue of false accusations against men. Trump said, apparently re-enacting Blasey Ford's questioning by a Senate panel as he addressed a campaign rally in Southaven, Mississippi.

Ford testified that she could not remember the precise date or location of the alleged assault or how she got home afterward, but offered a detailed account of the incident itself in which she said a drunken Kavanaugh pinned her down, tried to remove her clothing and covered her mouth when she screamed.

Members of the Senate Judiciary Committee voted on Friday in favor of Kavanaugh's nomination but a full Senate vote on confirmation was delayed for a week after President Donald Trump bowed to pressure from moderate members of his Republican Party for the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe. Instead of that, feel free to check out our new Facebook group, tell us what you think of this newsletter format, get your friends to subscribe and keep up with the latest. 'I don't remember.' Where is the place? Against the backdrop of breathless reporting on the women's vote and what it means in the midterms, Trump is seeking to fire up "inelastic" voters who turned up for him in 2016 and continue to feel threatened by an entirely new set of social circumstances that may have little to do with why they voted Trump two years ago. 'I don't know.' Upstairs, downstairs?

Democrats, meanwhile, were raising new questions about the truthfulness of Kavanaugh's sworn testimony to the Senate, shifting tactics against President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee as they await the results of the FBI's background investigation. Cindy Hyde-Smith. Facing a three-way race between Democrat Mike Espy and far-right Republican state Sen.

Kavanaugh is Trump's second pick to fill a supreme court vacancy.

Flake said he would ensure it's a "real investigation", by the FBI as Democrats demanded that Trump give them a full readout of his instructions to the agency. If all Democratic senators vote against Kavanaugh, Republicans - who have a 51-49 edge in the Senate - can only afford to lose one vote to get the judge's confirmation passed. I wish he hadn't of done it.

In Congress, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he is certain that the FBI's report will be finished and the Senate will vote on Kavanaugh's nomination this week.

Sen. Kamala Harris, a member of the committee, said Ford "deserves better". "I just say it's kind of appalling", Flake said of Trump's comments.

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Swetnik described Kavanaugh as a "mean drunk" in high school who was physically and verbally aggressive with girls. Republicans, who are trying to retain control of the U.S.

During the hearing, Kavanaugh acknowledged sometimes drinking too many beers in high school but said he did not have a problem with alcohol and never forgot his behavior - characterizations that have been questioned in news reports by some former classmates.

"We believe that Judge Kavanaugh's appointment as an HLS lecturer sends a message to law students, and in particular female students, that powerful men are above the law, and that obstructive, inappropriate behavior will be rewarded", the letter reads.

Trump had previously been conciliatory toward Ford, calling her a "good witness" earlier on Tuesday and on Monday saying he respected her position very much.

Collins told reporters on Capitol Hill that Trump's attacks "were just plain wrong".

Both Flake and Collins could end up being deciding votes when it comes to confirming Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. "I don't know", Trump lied.

Keyser, a longtime friend of Ford's, was present at the small party where Ford was attacked, according to Ford's testimony before the Judiciary Committee.

Democrats, McConnell said, "will not be satisfied unless they have brought down Judge Kavanaugh's nomination".

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