Kavanaugh confirmation moves ahead to full Senate vote
After a flurry of last-minute negotiations, the Senate Judiciary Committee advanced Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination for the Supreme Court following a late call from Republican Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona for a one-week investigation into sexual assault allegations against President Trump’s nominee. It comes after emotional testimony from Dr Christine Blasey Ford, who says she was assaulted…
Trump makes conservative Supreme Court appointment
In the United States, President Trump’s nominee for the Supreme Court has arrived on Capitol Hill for his first day of meetings with senators. Brett Kavanaugh’s appointment would cement a conservative majority on the nation’s highest court for a generation, and leading Democrats are vowing to fight it with “everything we have”.