Judge Brett Kavanaugh was nominated on 9. July is stirring intense in his work as a White House lawyer and Independent counsel Kenneth Starr.
Hearings for the Supreme Court nominated Brett Kavanaugh, are now Sept from the beginning. 4, according to the Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Chuck Grassley.
Grassley, R-Iowa, said in a statement on Friday that he expects the hearings to go, for three to four days, with the opening statements, the taking of a lot of day 1.
Grassley said his team has reviewed hundreds of thousands of pages in connection with Kavanaugh time as a Federal judge, calls are taken into account Kavanaugh”, one of the most respected lawyers in the country and one of the most qualified candidates by the Senate to a seat on our highest court.”
“My team has already reviewed the more than 4,800 pages of judicial opinion, judge Kavanaugh wrote, over 6,400 pages of opinions, he joined more than 125,000 pages of records, made out of the White house legal service, and over 17,000 pages, in response to the comprehensive questionnaire submitted to a candidate.”
KAVANAUGH DOCS FROM THE BUSH ADMIN TO HIGHLIGHT POST-9/11 LEGAL CHALLENGES
Kavanaugh was nominated on 9. July and since then, the Committee has received 184,000 pages of records in relation to his work as a White House lawyer and for his work with the Independent lawyer Kenneth Starr.
Democrats have argued that Republicans are rushing the process for the lifetime appointment without proper verification. They insist that the Republicans set to be released on hand-picked files in the first place by President George W. Bush’s attorney, Bill Burck, carried out the preparation and review of the documents, rather than the conventional procedure of the National Archives and Records Administration.
The archive has said that the review of approximately one million pages of Kavanaugh records requested, the Committee will not be available until the end of October.
The top Democrat on the Judiciary Committee sen Dianne Feinstein of California, said the scheduling of the oral hearing, the documents are not prepared “is not only unprecedented, but a new low in the Republican efforts to stack the courts.”
Grassley took an opposite position on Friday, adding that at their current pace, “we have a lot of time to check the rest of the E-Mails and other records that we receive from President Bush and the National Archives.”
The Republicans are eager to confirm President Trump nominated before the new court session Oct. 1, judge Anthony Kennedy to retire.
Fox News’ Mike Emanuel and The Associated Press contributed to this report.
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