Donald Trump claimed Monday that the emotionally draining Brett Kavanaugh saga was a "hoax" perpetrated by "evil" Senate Democrats involving some intentionally faked claims of sexual assault that were created to derail the newest Supreme Court justice. Kavanaugh has denied the allegation.
His support of Kavanaugh and President Donald Trump amid fierce opposition from Democrats could stave off a well-funded primary challenger, unlike 2014 when he defeated Republican Matt Bevin.
"I'm doing rallies and people are loving that man and loving that choice", he said.
"Our Republican colleagues in the Senate should follow the rule they set in 2016", Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) said in June on the Senate floor. "I think we have a momentum that hasn't been seen in years", he said.
The confirmation means Trump has succeeded in having his two picks seated on the court - tilting it decidedly to the right in a major coup for the Republican leader less than halfway through his term.
A special education teacher in Minnesota has been placed on paid administrative leave following a tweet over the weekend that appeared to encourage followers to kill new U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. Kavanaugh went through a bruising confirmation process in the US Senate, where questions were raised over his partisan rhetoric and allegations of sexual misconduct as a young man. "It would take Republicans another week of slow deliberations to win over the small handful of swing votes who would determine Judge Kavanaugh's fate".
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Egypt is the next and final stop on her tour of the continent, focusing on child welfare, education, tourism and conservation. The baby jumbo made a run, startling the US First Lady who jumped off and nearly fell on her back.
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She laughingly said she has told him to put the phone down. "I give him my honest opinion and honest advice", she continued. Speaking near the Sphinx, Trump said that the message of her trip has been to show "that we care".
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Sir Bobby Charlton and Sir Alex Ferguson. "I'm reacting maybe a little bit emotionally, but I don't really care, to be honest with you".
Trump continues to blame members of the Democratic Party for the debate over Kavanaugh's appointment.
Leading pro-life groups are celebrating the confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, after the Senate turned back a character assassination campaign spearheaded by pro-abortion Democrat senators and pro-abortion groups to attempt to derail the nomination.
"On behalf of our nation, I want to apologize to Brett and the entire Kavanaugh family for the bad pain and suffering you have been forced to endure", the president said. Every American can be assured that I will be an independent and impartial justice, devoted to equal justice under law. "The main base of the Democrats have shifted so far left that we'll end up being Venezuela".
A separate, public swearing-in ceremony is planned for 7:00 pm (2300 GMT) Monday in the White House's East Room. "That's the only thing I remember, '" Trump said at the event, impersonating Ford.
McConnell has cast Kavanaugh's opponents, many of whom protested in the halls of the Senate and yelled at lawmakers, as "the mob".