Friday on the NewsHour, the Senate Judiciary Committee gives a green light to confirming Brett Kavanaugh but joins the White House in calling for an FBI investigation into the sexual assault allegations he faces. Also, why the U.S. will be engaged in Syria for the foreseeable future, Shields and Brooks discuss Kavanaugh and how one television show is handling today’s contentious politics.
There was a striking difference in style — and substance.
Back then, Mitch McConnell boasted: "One of my proudest moments was when I looked Barack Obama in the eye and I said, 'Mr. President, you will not fill the Supreme Court vacancy.' "
Republicans and Democrats are expected to take very different approaches to the questioning of Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh and Dr. Christine Blasey Ford.
The law professor testified against Judge Clarence Thomas during his confirmation hearings in 1991. What has changed since?
President Donald Trump has grown increasingly dissatisfied with the way Brett Kavanaugh has defended himself in wake of sexual assault allegations that have threatened to derail his Supreme Court nomination, multiple sources tell CNN.
We look at three stances taken on the accusations against the Supreme Court nominee.
The Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and some high school friends described themselves in a yearbook as “Renate” alumni. The woman they were referring to is furious.
The Republican, Senator Lisa Murkowski, said she was troubled by Christine Blasey Ford’s story. Senate Republicans hired a sex-crimes prosecutor from Arizona, Rachel Mitchell, to question Dr. Blasey.
GOP pushes for swift hearing as Kavanaugh accuser discusses terms for testimony As Christine Blasey Ford tells it, only one person can offer eyewitness confirmation of her account of a sexual assault by Supreme Court nominee Brett M. Kavanaugh: Mark Judge, Kavanaugh’s friend and classmate at Georgetown Prep. Ford says Judge watched Kavanaugh attack her at a high school party in the early 1980s and then literally piled on, leaping on top of her and Kavanaugh. Judge says he does not remember the party and never saw his buddy behave like that. Ford’s legal team has asked the Senate Judiciary Committee to compel Judge to testify.
Controversy rises over sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Panelists discuss what to expect from a potential hearing later next week, and what’s at stake for both parties as they approach the November midterm elections. Plus, a new twist in the president’s attacks on the Department of Justice.
Formerly confidential emails have been released that show the Supreme Court nominee contradicting statements he made under oath to the Senate.
One big personal issue has been absent from the potential Supreme Court justice's confirmation hearing.
Brett Kavanaugh procured his own confirmation to the federal bench by committing perjury.
On the third day of Supreme Court nominee Brett M. Kavanaugh's confirmation hearing Sept. 6, Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) said he would break Senate rules and release confidential committee documents.