The Senate will begin confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on September 4. Sen.
"He's met dozens of senators who have nothing but positive things to say", Grassley, an Iowa Republican, said in a statement on Friday. "It's time for the American people to hear directly from Judge Kavanaugh at his public hearing", Grassley said in a statement.
Grassley said he expects the hearing to last three or four days.
Republicans are eager to confirm President Trump's nominee ahead of the new court session October 1, as Justice Anthony Kennedy retires. Before he can assume the lifetime job on the nine-member court, the Republican-controlled Senate must vote to confirm him.
President TrumpDonald John TrumpKobach agrees to recuse himself from vote counting in Kansas GOP primary NFL players kneel during national anthem before first preseason game Schiff blasts GOP for Russian Federation probe conduct: "That's how you obstruct an investigation, not how you conduct one" MORE's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh wrote in a 1995 memo that presidents should be subject to testimony in front of a grand jury the same as any private citizen.
White House spokesman Raj Shah said Kavanaugh is looking forward to speaking with Congress. Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn criticized Democrats who oppose Kavanaugh's confirmation in a statement. Find us on Facebook too! Senators are scheduled to question Kavanaugh on September 5.
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August 8: Sen. Blumenthal and Senate Judiciary Committee Democrats file a Freedom of Information Act request seeking release all of Kavanaugh's White House documents. More sessions with Democrats are expected to be held in the coming weeks.
Kavanaugh has amassed a solidly conservative judicial record as an appeals court judge for 12 years. Democrats have demanded all the documents from Kavanaugh's time at the White House for review ahead of his confirmation, which Republicans have called a "fishing expedition" and a "delay tactic" for a nominee who some Republicans say some Democrats have no intention of considering.
Grassley has previously said Kavanaugh's vetting process is probably the "deepest dive" ever conducted on a Supreme Court nominee.