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President Donald Trump arrives to speak at a rally in Council Bluffs Iowa Tuesday Oct. 9 2018 President Donald Trump arrives to speak at a rally in Council Bluffs Iowa Tuesday Oct. 9 2018
Gustavo Carr | 11 October, 2018, 01:18

Lindsey Graham, R-South Carolina.

"The American public has seen this charade, and it was a disgrace". Fifty-two percent said they believed the women versus 38 percent who said found Kavanaugh most credible.

McConnell wouldn't say whether the Senate would insist that Sessions' replacement would protect special counsel Robert Mueller's Russian Federation investigation.

"I think a lot of Democrats are going to vote Republican", he said in his earlier comments outside the White House.

On the campaign trail Trump insisted Mexico would pay for the wall.

The move was also seen as a reward for Republican Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona, are considering challenging Trump in 2020. "I think it would be a waste of time, frankly".

"I've heard this from many people".

Retired Justice Anthony Kennedy, whom Kavanaugh once clerked for and whose place he has taken on the court, administered the oath of office.

It seemed like business as usual in the ornate courtroom, three days after Kavanaugh was confirmed by the Republican-led Senate despite being accused of sexual assault by a university professor named Christine Blasey Ford.

Conservative radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh said Washington, D.C. maybe become "uninhabitable for a while" if the Democrats do not retake the House in November's midterm elections.

The president's party could increase their hold of the Senate, since 10 of the Democratic seats are in states carried by Donald Trump in 2016 - five of which he won by double digits. "Last week, they were saying, 'We'll impeach.'".

Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein of California speaks to the media in Washington DC
Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein of California speaks to the media in Washington DC

This bump in support for Trump and his positions is, in part, what has given Republicans some encouragement headed into the midterm elections.

McConnell says 'It worked exactly the opposite.

Ainsley Earhardt predicted that enthusiasm among Republican voters will closely rival Democrats' enthusiasm after the Brett Kavanaugh confirmation hearings.

The all-male line-up on the Republican side drew attention during the confirmation hearings for Kavanaugh, who was accused of sexual misconduct in high school and college. He denied the allegations. "I will work very hard to achieve that goal", Kavanaugh said.

"Seriously, Hillary?" was the reaction of Republican Congressman Steve Scalise, who was seriously wounded previous year when a shooter - who was a registered Democrat - targeted a Congressional Republican baseball practice in Virginia.

The bitterly divided US Senate voted 50-48 on Saturday to confirm Justice Kavanaugh, with just one Democrat supporting him.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has declined to blame Democratic Sen.

McConnell criticized what he described as "mob tactics" used by the "far left" to express opposition to Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court. Honestly", President Trump asked the crowd, adding, "In other words, did she leak it?

In a ceremony that could have been a unifying moment for the nation, Trump instead delivered remarks that even he acknowledged began "differently than perhaps any other event of such magnitude". Still, the Kentucky Republican says the disclosure was "clearly an example of others using" Ford. "The Supreme Court is a team of nine, and I will always be a team player". "It is not a partisan or political institution", he said. "That's a beauty. 'Did you leak the documents?' She goes 'no'". She's about as strong as you can possibly be in Alaska.

After an extra Federal Bureau of Investigation probe-which media reports say was drastically curtailed by the White House-also found nothing new, Kavanaugh was finally voted into the coveted post.

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