"I think we will succeed, yes", the Kentucky Republican replied when asked at a news conference in Louisville if he thought Kavanaugh would be confirmed.
Kavanaugh has been particularly skeptical of regulation that is only tenuously related to legislation passed by Congress, Shapiro said.
The mistake played into concerns among conservatives that Democrats planned to blindly oppose anyone Trump might choose to nominate. Tina Smith, D-Minn., said from the Supreme Court steps Monday night.
"There's a potential here for things to get really snarled", he said, adding he believes the Senate should hold off on a confirmation hearing for Kavanaugh until all the documents are reviewed.
"I'm going to vote the way I'm going to vote regardless of what the leader says", said Sen.
White House spokesman Raj Shah told The Washington Post that Kavanaugh built up the debt by buying Washington Nationals season tickets and tickets for playoff games for himself and a "handful" of friends. Sotomayor, who was then a judge of the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in NY, told a group of law students that a "court of appeals is where policy is made".
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He added that all of them were generally healthy and in good spirits, thanks to their "high immunity " from playing football. In 2010, Man United hosted a group of miners from Chile who spent nearly 10 weeks underground before being rescued.
"Women across this country deserve access to safe and legal abortion, and we're going to oppose any nominee who's pre-determined on this issue", said Missy Wesolowski. Replacing Justice Kennedy's swing vote with a far-right jurist like Judge Kavanaugh could change the rules in America.
With Republicans holding a 51-49 majority - and Sen.
The White House did not say how much of the debt came from ticket purchases, or name the friends involved in the transactions.
"A decision by one or all of them [red-state Democratic senators] to try to bolster their standing with Republican-leaning voters in their states by backing the president's nominee would undermine Democratic leaders as they try to sustain party unity". The meeting came at nearly the same time that Senate Democrats held a rally against Kavanaugh in front of the Supreme Court, an event led by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and the Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee, which will hold Kavanaugh's confirmation hearing in the coming weeks.
Collins told reporters on Tuesday it's "premature to render a judgment" on Kavanaugh and she said she wants to question him extensively about his record.
Earlier Wednesday his public disclosure forms for 2017 showed that the federal judge would come to the nation's highest court with only two investments, including a bank account, together worth a maximum of $65,000, along with the balance on a loan of $15,000 or less. Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska. Joe Donnelly of Indiana, Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota, Doug Jones of Alabama, Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Dianne Feinstein of California. He called Kavanaugh "one of the finest and sharpest legal minds of our time". "And that will happen automatically, in my opinion, because I am putting pro-life justices on the court", he said.