Under Shroud of FBI Probe, Kavanaugh Nomination Advances

The Senate Judiciary Committee narrowly advanced the nomination Friday of Judge Brett Kavanaugh, but Senator Jeff Flake said he only did so with the understanding the FBI would conduct an investigation into the sexual assault allegations embroiling the Supreme Court pick.

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Kavanaugh Accuser Will Testify If Terms Are Fair, Lawyer Says

A lawyer for a woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sex assault decades ago says she’d be willing to testify to the Senate Judiciary Committee next week if they can agree to terms “that are fair and which ensure her safety.”

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Experts Advise Senate on Kavanaugh Nomination

Concluding a four-day confirmation hearing, supporters of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh praised the judge’s temperament and legal mind Friday, while witnesses opposing him warned senators he would be a consistent vote against abortion, voting rights and affirmative action.

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