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Rep., Jordan: Kavanaugh should be on the Supreme Court
The Republican Congressman from Ohio, says the Supreme Court nominee handled himself very well.’ On “America’s Newsroom,” Jordan explains how the Republicans hold the majority in the lower house and asks the questions, it is Rod Rosenstein.
Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., The announcement on Friday that he would vote to confirm Brett Kavanaugh, the Supreme court has sparked a furious backlash from Democrats and activists to bring as it seemed, the judge is one step closer to sitting on the nation’s highest court.
Flake had was indecisive, and has publicly the head broke on the toxicity of this confirmation process and modern policy in Washington. With Flake, “Yes”, 48, Republicans have pledged to vote for Kavanaugh; he needs a simple majority to be confirmed.
The Democrats had hoped that the testimony Thursday of Christine Blasey Ford, claiming that Kavanaugh sexually attacked you, if you were in high school, would undecided the rule of the Republicans. But Kavanaugh fiercely denied the accusations, rode against him, and Flake said, “I left the hearing yesterday with as much doubt as certainty.”
Flake, a member of the judiciary Committee, was met by a vote on Friday over the nomination, with immediate protests after his press release was sent out.
Flake was cornered in an Elevator by protesters, including a woman identified herself as a sexual assault victim.
“Look at me when I’m talking to you, you’re to tell me that my sexual assault no matter,” she shouted Flake, in a confrontation recorded on video for posterity.
WATCH Sexual assault survivors confront Jeff Flake on the Elevator moments after he says he’ll have to confirm the vote on judge Kavanaugh pic.twitter.com/2d3ABs0s2H
— J. D. Durkin (@jiveDurkey) September 28, 2018
There are other rowdy protests were held outside the Dirksen building, where the meeting took place. The protesters blew shame in whistles and shouts of”!” and “November is coming!”, in a nod to the upcoming midterm elections.
Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del., was shown an E-Mail revealing Flake decision-making, and grew emotional and the tears to comment close to declining.
SEN. JEFF FLAKE SAYS HE’LL CONFIRM THE VOTE TO KAVANAUGH
Democrats on the Committee on legal Affairs also submitted their Protest was planned as an afternoon vote.
“The answer to that is no, no, no,” cried sen. Mazie Hirono, D-Hawaii, when you are prompted, her voice, whether to continue. Hirono, along with Sens. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., and Kamala Harris, D-Calif., the Senate judiciary went to the Committee meeting in protest of Kavanaugh. Klobuchar later.
On the back of the room, a group of Democratic women in Congress protested were silent during the vote prior to submission.
About DC, celebrities such as George Takei and Debra messing added to the fear.
“THIS IS DEVASTING [sic]. WELL you wrenching.@jeffflake really don’t believe that #DrChristineBlaseyFord ?” tweeted brass, to be together with the video of him face in the Elevator.
“Senator Flake, you should have tweeted the name of” Senator Fake,” Takei, former Star Trek cast member. “Like, spare us your fake hand-wringing and fake soul-searching. You’ve always been a partisan hack with no spine, or true beliefs. We knew they would vote for the common toad, Kavanaugh. FAKE.”
Senator Flake, you should use the name ” Senator Fake. As in, spare us your fake hand-wringing and fake soul-searching. You’ve always been a partisan hack with no spine, or true beliefs. We knew they would vote for the common toad, Kavanaugh. FAKE.
— George Takei (@GeorgeTakei) September 28, 2018
Democrats have indicated that they intend to continue the investigation of the allegations against Kavanaugh, even if he is confirmed.
Fox News’ Peter Doocy contributed to this report.
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