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Mitch McConnell Says Senate Will ‘Plow Right Through' Kavanaugh Confirmation

9 monthes ago   |   By Fortune

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told a crowd of conservatives Friday that Congress is going to “ plow right through ” Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation, dismissing any future testimony regarding the sexual assault allegation the judge faces.
Christine Blasey Ford , a professor from California, came forward earlier this week to publicly accuse Kavanaugh of attempting to rape her at a party more than 30 years ago, when the two were in high school. Kavanaugh has denied the allegation, saying it is “ completely false .”
“I have never done anything like what the...
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Mitch McConnell Says Republicans Will 'Plow Right Through' Nominating Brett Kavanaugh

Mitch McConnell Says Republicans Will 'Plow Right Through' Nominating Brett Kavanaugh

9 monthes ago   |   By The Huffington Post

"In the very near future, judge Kavanaugh will be on the United States Supreme Court,” the Senate majority leader said.
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McConnell says Kavanaugh will be on the Supreme Court ‘in the very near future'

9 monthes ago   |   By Think Progress

WASHINGTON D.C. - Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell addressed the annual Values Voters Summit on Friday and promised Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, who is currently facing allegations of sexual assault, would be confirmed “in the very near future.”
In front of a rapt crowd, McConnell promised not only that Kavanaugh would be confirmed, but also pledged to “transform the judiciary” not only via the Supreme Court but also through the district and circuit courts.
“The circuit courts are where most complex decisions are made,” McConnell said. “26 court judges - this is the fastest...
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