Trump apologizes to Kavanaugh, says he was 'proven innocent'

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Trump apologizes to Kavanaugh, says he was 'proven innocent'

Kavanaugh denied those allegations.

Democrats had fought tooth and nail to stop Kavanaugh's candidacy, claiming that the accomplished, conservative-minded judge was not suited to the Supreme Court.

Kavanaugh, in turn, attacked the Dem senators on the Senate Judiciary Committee for what he called an orchestrated "hit" meant to exact revenge for the Clintons, warning the Dems on the committee "what goes around comes around". What happened to Kavanaugh was "very, very unfair", the president lamented.

As Kavanaugh won't vote in any cases prior to his tenure, these votes could end in a 4-4 tie, leading to either a reinstatement of the lower court ruling or a retrial with Kavanaugh.

Republicans have been crowing about Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to the Supreme Court, saying the nomination battle injected much-needed enthusiasm into its base and improved the party's chances in the November midterms. While Trump apologized on behalf of the nation for "the awful pain and suffering" Kavanaugh and his family had suffered and declared him "proven innocent", the new justice assured Americans that he would be fair and was taking the job with "no bitterness".

The official swearing-in had take place on Saturday, but Trump made a decision to replicate the event this evening in the East Room of the White House.

Trump continued: "And with that I must state that you, sir, under historic scrutiny, were proven innocent". It was a disgraceful situation brought about by people who were evil. Kavanaugh replaced Kennedy on the bench.

The judge was confirmed by the Senate on Saturday, in a 50-48 vote that largely followed partisan lines.

All four of the law clerks Kavanaugh has hired this term are women, which is a first for a Supreme Court justice.

As he returned to the White House Monday from Florida, Trump anticipated that Kavanaugh's swearing-in would be a "big night".

The president also told reporters on Monday morning that he thinks many Democrats will vote Republican in next month's midterm elections because they are angry about Kavanaugh's treatment.

Mr. Trump has continued to laud Kavanaugh's character and intellect, following allegations of sexual misconduct that roiled Kavanaugh's confirmation process for weeks.

"The reality is, right now, Republicans control the House and the Senate, and there's no way to do even an investigation unless we flip one of the houses", replied Booker, a Democrat seen as a potential presidential candidate in 2020. On Wednesday, the only other day of arguments this week, the court will hear another two hours of arguments.

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

The 53-year-old justice was sworn in on Saturday evening in a private ceremony at the Supreme Court.

"The Supreme Court is an institution of law".

Many observers have noted that Kavanaugh's confirmation itself represent a triumph of minority rule, in two senses.

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