Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. has referred ethics complaints filed against Justice Brett Kavanaugh during his confirmation hearings to the Denver-based 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Kavanaugh strenuously denied the allegations and none of the witnesses the women said would verify their claims did so.
Kimmel had some choice words about Trump's performance during Monday's televised ceremony, especially when the president proclaimed that Kavanaugh had been "proven innocent" of Dr. Ford's assault allegation. The school recently said that Kavanaugh will not be returning to teach there.
"It is unclear whether the sudden jump to a tie vote is a reflection of the anger surrounding the Kavanaugh confirmation process, but we will continue to watch this in the weeks ahead", Rasmussen reported Wednesday.
The new justice dived into his new job, asking a handful of questions in the first arguments of the day following a traditional welcome from Chief Justice John Roberts, who wished Kavanaugh "a long and happy career in our common calling".
He took his seat at the right end of the mahogany bench in the ornate courtroom - the location assigned to the court's juniormost member - and wore traditional black robes like the other justices.
Aerial photos show the devastation left in the path of Hurricane Michael
It expected the storm to turn due north tonight, then northeastward on Wednesday. "I thought the roof was going to come off". Anxious meteorologists said it had the potential of becoming one of the worst storms in the history of Florida's Panhandle.
He used the swearing in ceremony to announce he had "no bitterness" over his bruising nomination process as he vowed to be a "team player".
Then Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Sept. 27, 2018. And I will always be a team player on the team of nine.
President Trump has praised his US Supreme Court pick. "My focus now is to be the best justice I can be", he said with his wife and children standing nearby.
McConnell described protesters "literally storming the steps of the Capitol and the Supreme Court", confronting Republicans at restaurants and shouting from the Senate visitors' galleries during last week's debate and vote on Kavanaugh.