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Chief Justice Roberts transfers Kavanaugh complaints to 10th Circuit

11 October 2018
Chief Justice Roberts transfers Kavanaugh complaints to 10th Circuit

She almost jeopardized Kavanaugh's confirmation and did historic harm to the Senate confirmation process, but McConnell still considers her a Republican in "very good standing".

Kavanaugh was Trump's second selection for the nation's highest judicial body, following conservative Justice Neil Gorsuch past year. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska despite her opposition to Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination.

McConnell signaled last week that he could reverse himself and consider what would be a third high court nominee for President Donald Trump should a vacancy arise in 2020.

"I haven't criticized Dianne", McConnell said. Chris Coons, Delaware Democrat.

The results suggest the electorate paid close attention to the Kavanaugh confirmation and didn't like what they saw, especially after three women claimed late in the 11th hour of his confirmation process that he sexually assaulted them during high school and college freshman drinking parties.

The first was filed on September 10, before the allegations of sexual assault came out, and accused Kavanaugh of lying when he told the Senate Judiciary Committee he didn't know he received information stolen from Senate Democrats when he was working in the Bush White House in the early 2000s.

"Unfortunately-and incredibly-when we tried to advance this legislation, the Democratic leaders blocked it", Collins said.

The Denver-based 10th Circuit handles appeals of cases that originate in Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Utah and Wyoming.

At his Iowa event, Trump said a Democratic takeover of Congress could allow Democrats to impeach Kavanaugh, a prospect some Democrats have raised. He did not immediately move to refer the filings to another appeals court. Sherrod Brown, Ohio Democrat, testified against them, asking senators to reject them. "These junk insurance plans can deny coverage to people with pre-existing conditions and don't have to provide essential health services like prescription drugs, emergency room visits and maternity care", Sen.

"Rather than granting these nominees lifetime authority to threaten Americans' voting rights and health care, we should start over with two different candidates who can earn consensus", he argued.

In recent weeks and months, some Democrats have promised to use any congressional influence they have to investigate Trump, his businesses, his finances, and even his most recent Supreme Court appointee. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, Cory Booker of New Jersey, Richard Blumenthal of CT and Sen. "I'm sad to see further erosion of this body's critical institution traditions today". He also praised Republican Sen.

"We need to figure out how to fulfill our advice and consent role in a dignified manner", Mr. But the Democrats' outrageous antics in the Kavanaugh fight have awakened a sleeping Republican giant.