Brett Kavanaugh confirmation: Victory for Trump in Supreme Court battle

Image copyright US Supreme CourtImage caption Brett Kavanaugh, surrounded by his family, was administered the judicial oath by outgoing justice Anthony Kennedy President Donald Trump’s controversial nominee for the Supreme Court, Brett Kavanaugh, has been sworn in following weeks of rancorous debate. The Senate earlier backed his nomination by 50 votes to 48. Mr Kavanaugh […]

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Brett Kavanaugh: Key senators back embattled Supreme Court choice

Image copyright ReutersImage caption Mr Kavanaugh’s confirmation process has been one of the most contentious for years Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court seat looks all but confirmed after he won the backing of key senators despite an FBI investigation into sexual assault allegations. Republican Senator Susan Collins and Joe Manchin, a Democrat, both indicated their backing […]

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Brett Kavanaugh: Hundreds arrested in Supreme Court protest

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionProtesters take to Capitol Hill Hundreds of protesters against US President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh have been arrested in Washington, DC. Comedian Amy Schumer and model Emily Ratajkowski were among 302 women held for demonstrating against the nominee. Republicans earlier declared an FBI report […]

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Brett Kavanaugh: Senate to get FBI report within hours

Image copyright ReutersImage caption Senators will shortly receive the FBI’s report on Judge Brett Kavanaugh The US Senate is expected to receive an FBI report on allegations of sexual misconduct against President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, in the next few hours. Its conclusions will not be made public, but Senators will be able […]

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Kavanaugh investigation: FBI ‘hasn’t spoken to Christine Blasey Ford’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption‘Brett put his hand over my mouth to stop me yelling’ The FBI team examining sexual misconduct claims against US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh have not yet interviewed his main accuser, her lawyers have said. Writing to the FBI, attorneys for Professor Christine Blasey Ford said […]

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