Republican Sen. Susan Collins said Thursday afternoon she will vote to confirm Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, all but guaranteeing that President Trump’s selection to replace retired justice and swing vote Anthony Kennedy will be confirmed. Moments later, Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin (W.Va.) also announced his support.
On Thursday, the Wall Street Journal published an op-ed written by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. In the op-ed, Kavanaugh apologizes for some of his responses during last Thursday’s hearing which was set up to look into sexual assault accusations made by Dr. Christine Blasey Ford against the judge.
The FBI investigation found “no hint” of sexual misconduct by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, according to Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley. The committee’s ranking member, Sen. Dianne Feinstein, criticized the probe as incomplete, claiming that “the most notable part of this report is what’s not in it.”
The FBI this morning released its much-anticipated report on sexual allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, and reaction – not surprisingly – split along party lines. Republicans said the report revealed nothing new that wasn’t already known, while Democrats said the FBI didn’t interview enough people.
If you live in the United States, you’ll receive an unprecedented text on your cell phone today. In 2016, President Obama signed a law requiring the Federal Emergency Management Agency to create a system allowing the president to send cellphone alerts regarding public safety emergencies.