Chief Justice Roberts transfers Kavanaugh misconduct complaints to 10th Circuit

Chief Justice Roberts transfers Kavanaugh misconduct complaints to 10th Circuit

Mr Trump joined Mr Kavanaugh and his family as the new justice swore an oath at the White House on Monday.

"On behalf of our nation, I want to apologize to Brett and the entire Kavanaugh family for the awful pain and suffering you have been forced to endure", Mr. Trump said.

Two years ago, McConnell blocked a vote on Garland, citing what he said was a tradition of not filling vacancies in a presidential election year. But Democrats who hope to win votes by promising to impeach President Trump and Justice Kavanaugh - before he has cast even one vote or written a single opinion - may want to consider the history of another idea tha is winning increased support on the left. "I think the extent to which people view this confirmation proceeding for Kavanaugh as being hijacked by partisan operatives, I think that's going to energize independents and Republicans".

Media captionDonald Trump's nominee has been embroiled in a bitter battle over sexual assault allegations.

"It was all made up, it was fabricated and it's a disgrace", he said.

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Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell predicted Wednesday that if Democrats take control of the House of Representatives and start investigating President Donald Trump, it could backfire on the party and create a political advantage for the President. The new justice's four clerks all are women, the first time that has happened.

What about Christine Blasey Ford? Ford stated Kavanaugh had tried to rape her at a high school party in Maryland during the early 1980s when she was 15 years old and Kavanaugh was 17.

"It's deplorable. It's been very frightening". It would have taken only one Democratic senator to say "no" to letting the nominees through this week, but none did.

A handful of Democratic lawmakers, including congressmen Luis Gutierrez of IL and Ted Lieu of California, have pressed for Justice Kavanaugh's removal. "That's what this new Democratic Party is about", former Attorney General Eric Holder said over the weekend while campaigning in Georgia.

"I think the most important thing to remember is that Obamacare is not the only way to get pre-existing condition coverage". "We are not about impeachment".

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Colorado Sen. Cory Gardner, who chairs the National Republican Senatorial Committee tasked with protecting the GOP's Senate majority this cycle, tweeted Wednesday, "Just before I voted to confirm Justice Kavanaugh, my wife received a text message of a graphic beheading. Folks who feel very strongly one way or other about the issues in front of us should get out and vote". CNN anchor Jim Sciutto implied as much last week when dismissed the personal attacks against Kavanaugh as nothing more than "politics".

Samuel Chase in 1804 was the only justice to be impeached by the House.

According to the Rules for Judicial-Conduct and Judicial-Disability Proceedings, any person may file a misconduct complaint against a federal judge in the circuit in which the judge sits.

"In November, the American people will have a golden opportunity to move our country in a dramatically different direction, by voting for Democratic candidates who will work to improve our health care rather than so many of those Republicans candidates who in obeisance to the big insurance companies, work to destroy it", said Minority Leader Chuck Schumer.

"Right now, Republicans are looking pretty strong". Kavanaugh was officially sworn in that evening at the Supreme Court by Chief Justice John Roberts and Kennedy.

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Having Justice Brett Kavanaugh as a commencement speaker would be a great honor to Hillsdale.

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