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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnelll (R-KY) held a press conference following the Senate's vote to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh as the next Supreme Court Justice. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol | Senate Radio and Television Gallery
Topics: mcconnell, brett kavanaugh, clarence thomas, washington, collins
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer responded to Majority Leader McConnell's remarks about the confirmation process for Brett Kavanaugh. He also spoke about Christine Blasey Ford's sexual assault charge against Judge Kavanaugh. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: kavanaugh, fbi, mister, feinstein
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Senate Minority Leader Schumer spoke about Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Senator Schumer was critical of President Trump's comments about Christine Blasey Ford at a campaign rally. The New York Democrat called on President Trump to apologized to her. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: kavanaugh, the f.b.i., trump, mcconnell, donald trump, dr. blasey ford, clintons, mcgahn
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell filed a motion to limit debate on the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. He began by saying the Senate was receiving the results of the FBI report on sexual allegations against Brett Kavanaugh. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: mr. mcconnell, kavanaugh, brett m. kavanaugh
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Senate Majority Mitch McConnell spoke about the nomination Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. He was critical of Democrats' attempts to block the nomination. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: kavanaugh, fbi, brett kavanaugh, durban
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Senate Democratic leaders spoke to reporters on the legislative agenda for the week following their weekly party caucus lunch. All of the questions from reporters focused on the timing of confirmation votes for Judge Brett Kavanaugh, President Trump's nominee to fill a vacancy on the Supreme Court left by retired Justice Anthony Kennedy. Senators Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) also spoke on the Kavanaugh nomination and the sexual assault allegations against the nominee. Sponsor:...
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Senate Majority Leader McConnell spoke about the conduct of Democrats during the Kavanaugh Supreme Court nomination process, saying that they keep "moving the goal posts." He declared again a final confirmation vote would happen on "this floor, this week." Sponsor: U.S. Senate
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer came to the floor to laud the 1-week delay in the Brett Kavanaugh Supreme Court confirmation process to allow for an FBI investigation. He was followed by Majority Leader McConnell, who lamented the confirmation process and blamed Democrats for the partisanship regarding the nomination. He also blamed Christine Blasey Ford for being intransigent in her negotiations with the Judiciary Committee. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
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New York Senator Chuck Schumer (D) came to the Senate floor to address the recently filed affidavit of Julie Swetnick accusing Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct. He called on the GOP to immediately suspend proceedings on the nomination, the President to order an FBI investigation into the nominees background, and Judge Kavanaugh to withdraw his nomination. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell decried "uncorroborated decades-old" allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and then criticized how Democrats on the Judiciary Committee have handled the allegations of Christine Ford and lauded Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley's handling of the situation. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: kavanaugh, grassley, brett kavanaugh, madam
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Minority Leader Chuck Schumer spoke on the floor, also talking about GOP attempts to "plow through" confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh. He went on to rebut charges from Majority Leader McConnell that Christine Ford's allegations are a "Democratic smear job." Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: mcconnell, kavanaugh, fbi, dr. ford, grassley
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and his leadership team spoke with reporters after their weekly lunch with Senate Republicans. They talked about some of the details of the forthcoming hearing with Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh and the woman who accused him of a 1982 incident of sexual assault, Christine Blasey Ford. Leader McConnell said that Republican members of the Judiciary Committee, all of them male, had hired a female staffer to ask questions during the...
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Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) spoke about sexual misconduct allegations against Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh. He called for an FBI investigation on the allegations, and asks why Republicans are against a fact-finding probe. He also criticizes Judiciary Committee Chair Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) for not allowing other witnesses at Thursday's hearing and rushing the hearing. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: kavanaugh, fbi, mcconnell, grassley
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Senate Leader Mitch McConnell spoke about the allegations against Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: kavanaugh, mister, grassley
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Seanet Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said the FBI should re-open its background investigation of Brett Kavanaugh to consider the allegations of sexual assault made by Christine Ford. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: kavanaugh, grassley, fbi, mcconnell, trump
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Democrats "leaked it to the press on the eve of the scheduled committee vote." He said accuser Christine Ford "will be heard" and Kavanaugh "will have the opportunity to defend himself." Sponsor: U.S. Senate
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) took questions from reporters on the status of Judge Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court following sexual misconduct allegations against the nominee while in high school. The majority leader was joined by other GOP leaders. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky) spoke on the floor about the allegations against Brett Kavanaugh, noting that the allegations are 36 years old, that Kavanaugh denies them, and that Judiciary Committee ranking member Dianne Feinstein (D-California) has known about the allegations for weeks. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: kavanaugh, brett kavanaugh, bret kavanaugh, grassley
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said the allegations against Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh are of the utmost gravity and the vote on his nomination should be postponed, at least, until the FBI completes its investigation. Sen. Schumer says he believes Christine Blasey Ford is credible. And he says there is no reason to rush the nomination through after hastily put together phone calls between the Judiciary Committee Staff and Christine Blasey Ford. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: kavanaugh, the f.b.i., grassley, dr. ford
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said the allegations against Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh are of the utmost gravity and the vote on his nomination should be postponed, at least, until the FBI completes its investigation. Sen. Schumer says he believes Christine Blasey Ford is credible. And he says there is no reason to rush the nomination through after hastily put together phone calls between the Judiciary Committee Staff and Christine Blasey Ford. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: fbi, kavanaugh, brett kavanaugh, grassley, washington, kavanagh, dr. ford, c-span
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer objects to the Senate Judiciary Committee meeting for the confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell then adjourned the Senate so the committee could continue meeting. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: brett kavanaugh, schumer
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During the Senate Judiciary committee's confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, Sen. Schumer came to the floor to speak on the nomination and related document requests. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: kavanaugh, brett kavanaugh, trump, gorsuch
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After making very brief remarks on two legal developments related to Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) talked about his meeting with Judge Brett Kavanaugh, President Trump's nominee to replace retired Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy. Senator Schumer said he remains unsatisfied by Judge Kavanaugh's answers on a variety of questions, particularly those related to abortion rights...
Topics: kavanaugh, kavanagh, michael cohen, shelby, brett kavanaugh, donald trump, roe v. wade, roberts
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (NY) said Democrats stand ready to sue the National Archives for documents regarding Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh's work in the White House during the G.W. Bush administration. Sen. Schumer's comments came during a news conference on Capitol Hill with reporters. Also joining him were Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI). Sponsor: U.S. Senate | Ohio Clock
Topics: kavanaugh, schumer, blumenthal, whitehouse, c-span, grassley, hawaii, brett kavanaugh
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (NY) said Democrats stand ready to sue the National Archives for documents regarding Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh's work in the White House during the G.W. Bush administration. Sen. Schumer's comments came during a news conference on Capitol Hill with reporters. Also joining him were Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI). Sponsor: U.S. Senate | Ohio Clock
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) joined other Democrats and legal experts, calling on Republicans to release all documents from Judge Brett Kavanaugh's time in the White House under President George W. Bush. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol
Topics: kavanaugh, schumer, brett kavanaugh, feinstein, grassley, bush, elena kagan, kagan, chuck grassley,...
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Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) criticizes Pres. Trump's nominee for Supreme Court Justice, Judge Brett Kavanaugh, on his record and demands a review of all of Judge Kavanaugh's papers and emails. Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) praises the nomination and Judge Kavanaugh's record. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: kavanaugh, gorsuch, brett kavanaugh, roberts, wade, leonard leo, washington, neil gorsuch
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) praises the nomination and the record of Brett Kavanaugh to be a Supreme Court Justice. He criticizes the Democrats' for protesting whoever would be nominated. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
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Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh of the DC Circuit Court of Appeals went to the Capitol to meet with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) to discuss the upcoming confirmation process. They were joined by Vice President Pence who made some brief remarks with Sen. McConnell during a photo-op. Also in attendance was former Senator Jon Kyl (R-AZ) who served on the Judiciary Committee and who will act as the "sherpa" to guide the president's nominee through the Senate...
Topics: brett kavanaugh, mitch mcconnell
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) joined other Senate Democrats on Capitol Hill to talk to reporters about President Trump's Supreme Court nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh. Sponsor: U.S. Senate | Ohio Clock
Topics: kavanaugh, texas, klobuchar, donald trump, washington
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