Controversial Supreme Court Justice Nominee Brett Kavanaugh Sworn In

East steps of the Capitol ahead of the Senate vote on the confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh Oct. 6 2018

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Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., departs after the confirmation vote of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, on Capitol Hill, Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018, in Washington.

"Brett Kavanaugh holds some dangerously conservative views, and the awful damage he will do to women's rights, workers' rights and civil rights as a Supreme Court justice can not be understated", Engel said. The Supreme Court is a place to interpret the law.

The Republicans, after a closed late night meeting said they found nothing to disqualify Kavanaugh.

The stakes were high, and the party-line fight over Kavanaugh was brutal.

A second sexual misconduct allegation came to light against Kavanaugh by Deborah Ramirez, in mid-September.

In August, an inspector general's report said the GSA official overseeing plans for the headquarters delivered incomplete - and possibly misleading - testimony to a congressional committee about the White House's input.

Ms Ford alleges Mr Kavanaugh drunkenly attempted to rape her while his friend, Mark Judge, stood by and watched during a 1982 gathering.

Organizer Dakota Bracciale told USA Today that the event is meant to make Kavanaugh suffer.

McMaster and Smith will debate next week before facing off at the ballot box on November 6.

Republicans now control both bodies, holding 236 seats in the House where 218 are needed for control when there are no vacancies. Men are more evenly split, with 30 percent more likely to back Republicans, while 25 percent are more likely to back Democrats.

"Candidly, we believe that President Trump's personal involvement [in the Federal Bureau of Investigation location] is inappropriate, if not unethical", Connolly said in an interview with WTOP. Maryland and Virginia had both vied to be the new site.

Immigration is the "most important" 2018 midterm issue for Republican voters, according to a national survey released on Thursday. But White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said Thursday that the Democrats' assertions are wrong. 'I don't remember.' How many years ago was it?

Walker tweeted her confirmation of the vote and her support for the amendment.

'Professor Ford has not asked for anything of the sort, ' Debra Katz, Ford's attorney, told CNN.

'I am here today not because I want to be. I would say to the committee, entire Senate and all that watched the interview, lets focus on Kavanaughs demeanor during the interview rather than his sexual behavior and drinking habits.

"We want to go together and tell survivors that we see you and that we can hear you".

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