Kavanaugh confirmation hearing scheduled for September 4

Brett Kavanaugh

Brett Kavanaugh and his entourage. The hearing is expected to run four days. Democrats have warned that Kavanaugh may be unwilling to protect special counsel Robert Mueller's ongoing probe of Russian interference in the 2016 election.

Kavanaugh once helped write the Starr Report, which outlined broad grounds on which to impeach President Clinton for his role in the Monica Lewinsky scandal.

Sen. Chuck Grassley (R., Iowa) announced Friday the Senate Judiciary Committee will begin confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Tuesday, Sept. 4.

The hearings for President Trump's pick to replace retired Justice Anthony Kennedy will be held September 4 to 7, according to a notice sent to Senate Republican offices Friday and obtained by the Washington Post, although the committee noted that the hearing could be three or four days.

The Human Rights Campaign joins coalition partners in calling on Chairman Grassley and the Senate Republican Leadership to ensure Americans are getting a fair and unfettered view into Brett Kavanaugh's record. "He'll get confirmed", he told the radio station WKDZ. Opening statements will be made on the first day, with questioning starting on Wednesday, September 5. Chuck Grassley. Kavanaugh's appearance will be followed by testimony from legal experts and people who know the judge.

Kavanaugh needs just 50 votes to be confirmed.

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Manchin met with Kavanaugh last month at his Washington office.

Schumer said on Friday that Republicans were only planning to release a small portion of documents that would be "cherry-picked by a Republican operative" now working for the former president Bush. "Not only is a massively conflicted Republican lawyer, who previously worked for Judge Kavanaugh, cherry-picking what documents the Senate Judiciary Committee can see, he is now telling the Committee what the rest of the Senate and the American public can see - and Republicans are playing along".

Kavanaugh has amassed a solidly conservative judicial record as an appeals court judge for 12 years.

August 2: The National Archives said it will take until the end of October 2018 to produce just the documents Sen.

The coalition letters, organized by Open the Government, come on the heels of similar letters from Schumer and Judiciary Committee Democrats. Dianne Feinstein of California, said scheduling the hearing before the documents are ready "is not only unprecedented but a new low in Republican efforts to stack the courts".

Jenny Beth Martin, chairman of the Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund, said continuing demands from Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) for millions of documents from Kavanaugh's tenure prior to being appointed to the federal bench, working for President George W. Bush, is a delaying tactic.

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