Brett Kavanaugh

Tainted Brett Kavanaugh sworn in as US Supreme Court justice after rancorous confirmation

Chief Justice John Roberts administered the constitutional oath, while retired justice Anthony Kennedy -- who Kavanaugh is replacing -- administered the judicial oath in a private ceremony at the high

published on : 7th October 2018

New US Supreme Court justice Brett Kavanaugh a conservative stalwart

Kavanaugh's Senate confirmation hearing raised doubts about his choirboy image and he will join the eight other justices with a cloud hanging over his head.

published on : 7th October 2018

Protesters arrested on US Capitol steps ahead of Brett Kavanaugh confirmation 

The group of about 150 who somehow got around the newly-erected barricade were among about 2,000 protesters -- most of them women -- outside the building where senators were to vote mid-afternoon.

published on : 7th October 2018

How they did it: The Republicans' campaign to save Brett Kavanaugh

This account of how Republicans brought Kavanaugh back from the brink is based on roughly a dozen interviews with administration officials, senators, aides and others.

published on : 6th October 2018

Key senator Susan Collins backs Trump Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh

Collins said allegations that Brett Kavanaugh had sexually assaulted a fellow teenager nearly four decades ago were unproven.

published on : 6th October 2018

Day of chaos and consequence before vote on Brett Kavanaugh

Countered Maine's Republican Sen. Susan Collins, a crucial unknown vote: "It appears to be a very thorough investigation."

published on : 5th October 2018

'I am independent, impartial': US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh

Kavanaugh penned the defense of his performance during last week's Judiciary Committee hearing at which he denied the allegations, made at the same hearing, of a California university professor. 

published on : 5th October 2018

US Senate leans towards confirming embattled Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh

Furor over Kavanaugh's nomination has overshadowed next month's midterm elections in which control of Congress by Trump's Republican Party could be at stake.

published on : 5th October 2018

FBI found 'no hint of misconduct' by Brett Kavanaugh: Top Republican senator 

Last week Professor Christine Blasey Ford testified to the Senate Judiciary Committee that Kavanaugh, 53, and another man had assaulted her when they were teenagers in the 1980s.

published on : 4th October 2018

Key lawmakers rebuke US President Donald Trump for mocking Brett Kavanaugh accuser

The FBI was last Friday given a week to probe the accusations -- with a vote in the Senate pushed back accordingly.

published on : 4th October 2018
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