Trump predicts Democrats will vote for Republicans because of Kavanaugh stance

Trump predicts Democrats will vote for Republicans because of Kavanaugh stance

Kavanaugh's nomination boosted an already overheated role for Democratic female voters, particularly decadesold sexual assault allegations that fit into the #MeToo movement and the judge's conservative legal approach that legal experts expect to chip away at access to abortion. "And now they want to impeach him".

Samuel Chase in 1804 was the only justice to be impeached by the House.

The president will host a ceremonial swearing-in ceremony at the White House on Monday evening. Besides, the court fight was firing up Republican voters ahead of the midterm elections in ways the GOP leader said he couldn't have imagined.

"The tactics that have been employed both by Judiciary Committee Democratic senators and by the virtual mob that's assaulted all of us in the course of this process, has turned our base on fire", said McConnell.

In an interview with Yahoo News on Sunday, Sen. 'The things they said about him! "I mean - they've come to our homes, they've, you know, basically brushed up against members".

"The American public has seen this charade, has seen this dishonesty by the Democrats and when you mention "impeach" a justice of the United States Supreme Court who was a top scholar, top student, top intellect and who did nothing wrong".

Sen. Chris Coons, a Democrat from the state of DE, called impeachment talk "premature", while House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said it "would not be my plan" to impeach the justice.

"I'll be the first justice in the history of the Supreme Court to have a group of all-women law clerks".

'He's a great person, and it was very, very unfair what happened to him, ' Trump said.

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It reflects a high water mark of the Trump presidency: Republican control of the White House, the Senate, the House of Representatives and the judiciary's top court.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, who has railed against Kavanaugh's critics, said he was "proud" of his colleagues while Vice President Mike Pence, who presided in the Senate during the vote, called it a "historic day for our country".

Trying to bridge the gap between the roughly half of American women who opposed Kavanaugh's appointment to the court and the roughly half who either supported it or didn't have an opinion is probably impossible. Instead, Republicans like Susan Collins are being appluaded for being able to say with some clarity and courage that Ford's claims of assault did not go the distance because they were not corroborated by a probe.

The climactic 50-48 roll call vote Saturday on Kavanaugh was the closest vote to confirm a justice since 1881.

Enter Kavanaugh, the appellate court judge accused by Christine Blasey Ford in emotional sworn testimony of sexually assaulting her in the 1980s, while the two were in high school.

Asked by CNN's Dana Bash on "State of the Union" whether Republicans were shortsighted to push Kavanaugh's controversial nomination through, Kasich chastised both parties. Those who tried to destroy his life fell short. "I thought - I thought it was one of the most disgraceful performances I've ever seen".

She acknowledged the anguish of the protesters who interrupted the historic Senate vote, telling reporters afterward that "I was closing my eyes and praying".

Romano said Republicans don't need to use Kavanaugh for fundraising or recruitment.

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