October 5, 2018
POLITICS-GOVT After reviewing FBI docs, GOP senators vow weekend vote
A half-day after their Senate colleagues began reading over a confidential FBI report about Brett Kavanaugh, Republican leaders vowed Thursday afternoon to hold a confirmation vote this weekend.
"What we know for sure is this report did not corroborate any of the allegations against Judge Kavanaugh," Mitch McConnell, the Senate Majority Leader, told reporters. "And the second thing we know is anything we did would not satisfy Democrats."
Sen. Chuck Grassley, chairman of the Judiciary Committee and the first person to review the document, stated there is "no hint of misconduct" by Kavanaugh in the report, The Associated Press reported. "So hopefully we're 48 hours from having Judge Kavanaugh on the Supreme Court," Grassley told reporters.
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