"On behalf of our nation, I want to apologise to Brett and the entire Kavanaugh family for the bad pain you have been forced to endure", Mr Trump said on Monday during a ceremonial swearing-in at the White House. "It further undermined the image and integrity of the court", Clinton, Trump's Democratic 2016 election opponent, told CNN's Christiane Amanpour in an exclusive interview. "I think, given our divides, it will pretty much fall predictably between those who are for and those who are against", Clinton said.
New US Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh dove into his new job on Tuesday, shrugging off the controversy over his nomination and firing off a handful of questions at his first hearing, a case on prison reform.
The 76-year-old McConnell, who's been in the Senate since 1985 and majority leader since 2015, said he wants more women in the Senate and on the Judiciary Committee in particular.
"And he's continued to do that inside the White House". Lisa Murkowski of Alaska despite her opposition to Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination.
While speaking to the press on Friday, Murkowski said, "I have extended this as a courtesy to my friend".
McConnell on Monday argued that if control of the White House and the Senate had been reversed in 2016, Democrats wouldn't have filled a vacancy either.
Marist director Lee Miringoff, said: "The result of the hearings, at least in the short run, is the Republican base was awakened".Читайте также: End divisions or put Brexit at risk, May tells party
The party that holds the White House typically loses seats in midterm congressional elections. As of Sunday, 77 percent of Democrats say they are "very motivated" to vote this fall, while 68 percent of Republicans said the same, the Politico/Morning Consult poll showed.
Trump has repeatedly said that putting conservatives on the court－Kavanaugh is his second appointment－was among the top goals of his presidency.
Kavanaugh was accused of sexual misconduct in high school and college.
Trump sees his success in getting Kavanaugh onto the court－tilting the crucial body to the right for potentially years to come－as one of the major successes of his two-year administration. The FBI probe into the allegations against Kavanaugh reportedly found no corroboration of the allegations against him but was criticized by Democrats for not being a full investigation.
It seemed like business as usual in the ornate courtroom, three days after Kavanaugh was confirmed by the Republican-led Senate despite being accused of sexual assault by a university professor named Christine Blasey Ford.
During a speech in Florida earlier today, Trump denounced the accusations against Kavanaugh as "a hoax" perpetrated "by people that are evil".
The survey produced nearly no good news for Democrats, who earlier this year expected to benefit from historical trends that show the party of first-term presidents nearly always lose congressional seats in the first midterm election after their inauguration.
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