Kavanaugh Hires Court's First All-Female Team of Clerks

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A ceremonial swearing-in of Kavanaugh is set for Monday evening in the White House East Room.

Grisham did not immediately respond to a follow-up question on what the first lady's prior commitment was. Harassing members at their homes, crowding the halls with people acting horribly, the effort to humiliate us really helped me unify my conference. Susan Collins (R., Maine), who would later play a crucial role in his confirmation. She stated that she believes Ford was assaulted - but not by the man she remembers being Kavanaugh.

His appointment is for life and he will strengthen conservative control of the nine-judge court, which has the final say on U.S. law. "I'm against any kind of abuse or violence". "I think you're going to see a lot of things happen on November 6th that would not have happened before", he continued, excoriating Democrats and absolving Kavanaugh, who also faced sexual misconduct allegations from two other women, of any wrongdoing.

Eighty-five percent of all voters in these districts say the Supreme Court is either important or extremely important in deciding their vote for Congress this year.

Melania Trump has backed her husband's decisions but not on all occasions, she explained during a rare conversation with reporters from Egypt.

Trump also pointed to television footage of protesters outside the Capitol, and said their numbers paled in comparison to the thousands of supporters awaiting him in Kansas.

When Bash asked if he was "happy" about Kavanaugh's confirmation, Kasich replied, "it's not about a matter of happy".

Although she is not up for re-election this year, a site raising money for her 2020 challenger crashed after her announcement to back Kavanaugh - so far, it's raised more than $3.5 million.

Trump added that Democrats will be directly affected during the midterm elections next month by how they handled the Kavanaugh confirmation process.

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On Saturday, the Senate confirmed the nomination of Kavanaugh by 50-48 votes, which was mostly on party lines.

Liberal-leaning voters failed to show up-again-and Republicans took control of the US Senate, too.

Mr Kavanaugh was accused by several women of sexual misconduct, including California professor Christine Blasey Ford who testified under oath that the judge tried to assault her at a high school party decades ago.

"This wasn't going to get any better", McConnell said. "I thought - I thought it was one of the most disgraceful performances I've ever seen".

Kavanaugh's nomination is a major victory for the President ahead of the key mid-term elections in November.

Kavanaugh's four law clerks on the Supreme Court are all women, the New York Times reported Sunday, which is a first for the high court. On Monday, the president said "evil" people brought about the situation that slowed Kavanaugh's confirmation.

Democratic senators, who had battled hard to block the 53-year-old judge, insisted the caustic battle over Kavanaugh would galvanize Democrats at the polls.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, who has railed against Kavanaugh's critics, said he was "proud" of his colleagues while Vice President Mike Pence, who presided in the Senate during the vote, called it a "historic day for our country".