Judiciary

Senate Judiciary Committee Approves Brett Kavanaugh

The committee came to a vote on Friday, with Kavanaugh being confirmed 11 to 10, but Senator Jeff Flake said he voted yes on the understanding that there be a full FBI investigation before a final vote on the Senate floor.

New York Rep. Nadler Compares Weinstein to Kavanaugh

New York Representative Jerrold Nadler, who will likely chair the House Judiciary Committee if Democrats win the House in November, compared the deluge of accusations against Brett Kavanaugh to those directed at Harvey Weinstein.

Sessions Attacks 'Activist Judges'

"I am shocked by the actions of certain judges who fail to respect the constitutional responsibilities of the executive and legislative branches," Jeff Sessions said, though federal courts have the authority to determine the constitutionality of legislation. 

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