Senate Panel Grills Trump Pick to Replace Kavanaugh

Senators on Tuesday grilled President Donald Trump’s nominee to replace Brett Kavanaugh on the D.C. Circuit over controversial articles she wrote about date rape, feminism and other hot-button cultural issues as an undergraduate student, as well as on her views on the role of administrative agencies and the regulations they issue.

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‘Avidly Pro-Life’ Judicial Nominee From Nebraska Questioned in Senate

A former candidate for Nebraska attorney general who is now up for a federal judgeship in the state told the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday he would put aside his personal political views and apply Supreme Court precedent if confirmed to the federal bench.

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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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‘Look at Me’: Women Confront Flake on Kavanaugh Support

Emotions ran high in the U.S. Capitol Friday over the Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh. Soon after Republican Sen. Jeff Flake announced he’d vote to confirm Kavanaugh, two women cornered him in an elevator as he headed back to the Senate Judiciary Committee.

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