(Kavanaugh must be approved by the committee before his nomination can be sent to the full Senate for final confirmation.) Booker took issue with how and when some of those documents were released, including a set released after having been vetted by William Burck, an attorney for former president George W. Bush. One shouted: "Sham president, sham justice!"
Kavanaugh said he has a "completely open mind" on the subpoena question, but like other Supreme Court nominees in recent years would not answer queries about how he might decide any cases that he could face if he is confirmed by the Senate and becomes the court's 114th justice in its two-century history.
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"Bring the charges", the New Jersey senator demanded.
Trump jumped into the fray Tuesday, saying on Twitter that Democrats were "looking to inflict pain and embarrassment" on Kavanaugh.
Though the documents released by Hiriono were stamped "committee confidential", they were released publicly by Sen.
Read all of the documents Booker released here.
Booker made public twelve pages of emails, including a thread with the subject line "Racial Profiling".
During the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, Democrats dug in on controversial issues.
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But after hanging up the phone, he told a senior aide: 'We're not going to do any of that. "We're going to be much more measured". Chief of Staff Kelly repeatedly calls Mr Trump an " idiot " and said that "it's pointless to try to convince him of anything".
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Kei Nishikori , runner-up in 2014, was also pleased to get through in three sets in blazing sunshine on Louis Armstrong Stadium. Federer punished him by snatching a break of his own but his own struggles returned as he looked to serve out the set.
During the hearing, Democrats plan to grill Kavanaugh on his position on abortion, the Affordable Care Act and executive power.
"I am concerned because there is evidence that Mr. Miranda provided you with materials that were stolen from me and that would contradict your prior testimony", Leahy said. "It is time for the American people to meet Judge Kavanaugh for themselves - here he is in his own words". He said victims of sexual harassment need better information about how to come forward.
Chuck Grassley, the Republican chairman of the Judiciary Committee, asked Mr Kavanaugh whether he would have any trouble ruling against the president who nominated him, to which he responded: "No-one is above the law in our constitutional system".
Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, praised Kavanaugh for hiring female lawyers as clerks as a judge on the District of Columbia Court of Appeals, and then posed questions about whether Kavanaugh was aware of sexual harassment allegations against retired circuit court Judge Alex Kozinski in California.
Kavanaugh also said he was unaware of the domestic violence allegations against Rob Porter, who was President Donald Trump's staff secretary.
Pressed by Democratic Senator Dick Durbin, Kavanaugh defended a ruling he took part in issuing an order preventing a 17-year-old illegal immigrant detained by United States authorities in Texas from immediately having an abortion. "It has been reaffirmed many times", Kavanaugh told the panel. "The Constitution establishes me as an independent judge bound to follow the law as written, the precedents of the Supreme Court".
"It was a gut punch for me, " he said, and he was "shocked, disappointed, angry".
Kavanaugh was arguing for doing all that is possible to make policies and procedures "race-neutral". I'm told the committee confidential rules have no consequences.
"I have no agenda in any direction", he said.
Several of his remarks appeared aimed at assuaging Democratic concerns. Richard Blumenthal of CT to pledge to step aside from any Supreme Court cases dealing with Trump and Mueller's investigation.