Roberts was appointed by then-President George W. Bush,
|AIWA! NO!|Sen. Susan Collins of Maine, her longtime friend and fellow moderate Republican, spoke on the Senate floor for 45 minutes, explaining her support for Kavanaugh in detail.
Though they reached opposite conclusions, both women had faced similar political pressure heading into Friday’s key vote on Kavanaugh’s high court nomination. As moderates who support abortion rights, their joint opposition could have been enough to sink Kavanaugh, whose nomination was thrust into uncertainty following sexual assault allegations.
CRIMSON TAZVINZWA|AIWA! NO!|U.S. PRESIDENT TRUMP’S Supreme Court Judge Nominee Brett Kavanaugh isn’t going to go down because of alleged ‘sexual assault’ that may have happened to Professor Christine Blasey Ford more than thirty – years ago; NO! He is going down not because someone set up a ‘perjury trap’ on his track neither but because he did it himself.
Last week, we saw one of the most emotional and vexing hearings that the Senate has held in recent memory. The Senate Judiciary Committee heard the testimony of Christine Blasey Ford, who has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of attempting to rape her at a high school party in 1982, followed by testimony from Judge Kavanaugh himself.
BY CRIMSON TAZVINZWA//U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday ordered the FBI to conduct a limited “supplemental” background investigation into the allegations of sexual assault against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Republicans are “moving” forward with plans to vote.