The White House lawyer provided Betsy DeVos with legal justification for ignoring a 2018 court order, prompting a judge to hold the Education Secretary in contempt of court last month.
Protesters gathered outside the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Wednesday to rally against President Trump's latest judicial nominee Steven Menashi.
"That's banana republic stuff! That is North Korea. That is Russia. That is China. What separates us from the rest of the world ... is our respect for the rule of law," former Senator Claire McCaskill said. "And this guy is trampling all over it!"
Former judge Andrew Napolitano said that the attorney general "was splitting hairs" in trying to explain his previous testimony to Congress.
The Senate Judiciary chairman suggested Avenatti and Swetnick tried to "knowingly mislead the committee" during the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh.
"I'm going to call for an investigation of what happened in this committee," Graham said. "Who betrayed Dr. Ford's trust?"
"Feminists are their own worst enemies, and enemy of women," the fired Fox contributor tweeted.
Garrett Ventry, a communications aide to the Senate Judiciary Committee, denied the allegations.
Wendy Vitter accused Planned Parenthood of "killing over 150,000 females a year" and urged pro-lifers to share brochures linking abortion to breast cancer.
Watchdog groups including NAACP Legal Defense Fund and LGBTQ advocate Lambda Legal opposed David Stras' nomination.
Interviews of witnesses are done and the committee should begin releasing the transcripts, Grassley said.
Senators Grassley and Johnson asked the Justice Department inspector general for information about text messages exchanged by a pair of senior FBI employees.
The hashtag "#ReleaseTheMemo" exploded on Twitter last Thursday.
The panel will be meeting with Steve Bannon and FBI and Justice Department employees.
When asked how long the process takes, Grassley responded: "Uh, it takes a long time."
Senator Dianne Feinstein has requested interviews and documents from Dan Scavino and Brad Parscale.
A Democratic senator mocked Matthew Petersen after a disastrous session at the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Senate Judiciary Committee ranking member Dianne Feinstein sent letters to Carter Page, Sam Clovis, Walid Phares and J.D. Gordon.
The FBI had previously said the bureau began drafting a statement about Clinton months before interviewing her.
The Senate Judiciary Committee had asked Natalia Veselnitskaya for information about her Trump Tower meeting.
Informant could not disclose information he gathered on Russian racketeering because he signed a nondisclosure agreement with the FBI
Gregory Katsas had his Senate confirmation hearing on Tuesday.
The Senate Judiciary Committee had spent weeks negotiating to meet with Jim Rybicki and Carl Ghattas.
Grassley said the Office of the Special Counsel had to sign nondiscolosure agreements.
The Senate and House intelligence committees and the Senate Judiciary Committee are overseeing investigations into Russian meddling in the presidential election.
"This is so far out of bounds it's not even in the stadium," says one former FBI official.