Skip to comments.Trump leads aggressive, all-out GOP drive to save Kavanaugh
Posted on 09/24/2018 7:30:51 PM PDT by Mariner
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republicans mounted a combative, coordinated drive Monday to salvage Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination as they fought to keep a second woman's allegation of long-ago sexual misconduct from derailing his confirmation. President Donald Trump leapt to his defense, the top Senate Republican accused Democrats of a "smear campaign" and an emotional Kavanaugh pledged to fight for his nomination and proclaimed, "I've never sexually assaulted anyone."
That declaration, remarkable for a nominee to the nation's highest court, came as Republicans embraced their newly aggressive stance and Kavanaugh's prospects dangled precariously. The similar tones and wording they used in defending him suggested a concerted effort to undermine the women's claims and portray an image of unity among GOP senators while pressing toward a confirmation vote.
In the run-up to an appearance by Kavanaugh and his main accuser at a dramatic Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, Trump called the accusations "totally political" and among "the single most unfair, unjust things to happen to a candidate for anything." Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., angrily accused Democrats of slinging "all the mud they could manufacture" and promised a full Senate vote soon, but specified no date.
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., retorted that if McConnell believed the allegations were a smear, "Why don't you call for an FBI investigation?" Schumer accused Republicans of "a rush job to avoid the truth."
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The only real question is will all the Republican Senators vote to confirm him?
President Trump is a fighter. He is going all out on the campaign trail. This week he is going after the United Nations. I also saw where we signed a trade pact with South Korea. Another win.
That’s one bad bit of writing by the ap,but it will be in all the Newspapers tomorrow,
Yes, Houston, we have a leader.
“Schumer accused Republicans of ‘a rush job to avoid the truth.’”
FU, Chuck! You and your ilk have dragged this out LONG enough!
We’re on to you. SIXTY-THREE MILLION (and growing!) of us are ON TO YOU!
“The only real question is will all the Republican Senators vote to confirm him?”
It depends entirely on how they want to do in their next election. A Republican, from Dog Catcher to Senator or Governor, must support the Trump agenda or be eliminated.
He wanted to do this from the get-go. They wouldn’t. Of course.
Damn right, AssPress!
I also saw where we signed a trade pact with South Korea. Another win.
Who cares? The most important thing right now is some yearbook entries from 40 years ago that hurt a girls feelings.
Man I hate Yahoo News website. So many distracting pop ups and playing unwanted videos. Effin lefty too.
Put it up for a vote and let’s see.
Any that vote no will live forever in history
as the cause of GOP going the way of the Whigs.
This is all flack to cover the non release of the promised documents. Trump blinked, America loses.
Trump should start a Secret Service operation to squash the deep state coup attempt. SWAT raids and shoot to kill orders should be issued. Raid the ‘Rats at 3 a.m. and shoot all except their dogs. Pay the ‘RATs back 100%.
You got that right!
We, who have been used to for, OH! so long, seeing Republicans snatch defeat out of the jaws of victory, are waiting with bated breath for them to do so one more time.
Stay Strong, Pubbies! Stay Strong!
If you blow this Justice Kavanaugh confirmation fight, STANDBY!
We are talking the ash heap of History here!
I want EVERY Republican Senator to vote in favor of Judge Kavanaugh!
Show some solidarity, Pubbies!
Pointing out the accusers’ utter lack of corroboration is characterized as “undermining” their stories.
William Flax at Truth Based Logic concludes in a VERY powerful essay, that:
The Politically Correct malady is predominantly a failure of recent Western leadership, intellectual & moral. Trump stands as a modern Horatius, risking everything to win us the time to restore the America we have lost. May a just God Bless & Sustain him!
Read the full essay at http://www.truthbasedlogic.com/hate3.htm
Seems like they’re trying to shut the barn door after the swine got loose.
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