Published: Thu, October 11, 2018
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I know Alaska 'better than he does'

I know Alaska 'better than he does'

Other polling shows Republican women are also enraged by the treatment of Kavanaugh and plan to turnout in November.

But Gillers said the complaints "may be found not to be meritorious in the end".

Trump wants three times the $1.6 billion the Senate is considering for the wall in a bill funding the Department of Homeland Security.

While speaking to the press on Friday, Murkowski said, "I have extended this as a courtesy to my friend".

The Kentucky Republican told The Associated Press in an interview Wednesday that that it would be "very, very hard to unseat the president in the primary".

And both sides are using the fight around Kavanaugh to rally their bases to the ballot box in the midterm election - with Democrats slamming his judicial temperament and Republicans labeling him a victim. Jeff Flake of Arizona, are considering challenging Trump in 2020. "But the people who would be likely to challenge the president would not be coming to me for advice".

Chief Justice Roberts had been sitting on the complaints for weeks, refusing action before Kavanaugh was confirmed and sworn in to the Supreme Court on Saturday.

McConnell said he "generally" declines reporters' requests for him to critique "on a daily basis" the president's broadsides of political opponents and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, along with Trump's most incendiary comments about women, immigrants and other groups of Americans.

Initially Democrats had been favored to take control of the House of Representatives and - in early September - were seen as having a decent chance of taking the Senate as well.


The GOP leader downplayed the notion of a Senate that has become broken by deep partisanship and touted the accomplishments of this Congress as some of the most substantial ever. We can see it in the groups who have hounded Republicans ranging from Ted Cruz to Krisjen Nielsen to Sarah Huckabee Sanders to Mitch McConnell in public spaces. Recent examples include the "Tax Cut 2.0" bill which never had a chance of being enacted, and a measure to abolish ICE when was purely meant to make Democrats either embrace a controversial proposal or offend elements of their base (it didn't work). "We're committed to helping the president try to get the wall funding".

"This business of presidential harassment may or may not quite be the victor they think it is", McConnell told the Associated Press.

Trump says voters "will never forgive" Murkowski for opposing Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court, and he says the senator will "never recover" politically. "We've always had that", though in general "it clearly is wider than it used to be". Republicans have promoted them as a low-priced option for strapped consumers after years of steadily rising premiums, which they blame on Obama's law, and GOP candidates will be happy to use Wednesday's vote to make that point. Fifty-six percent are angry about how the Senate treated Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who accused Kavanaugh of sexual assault, including 35 percent who are very angry, Rasmussen said. He has denied the allegations.

"Seriously, Hillary?" was the reaction of Republican Congressman Steve Scalise, who was seriously wounded a year ago when a shooter - who was a registered Democrat - targeted a Congressional Republican baseball practice in Virginia.

A Democratic measure aimed at eliminating short-term health care plans that don't cover pre-existing conditions failed in the Senate on Wednesday in a tied vote of 50-50. "Never before has a Supreme Court nominee been poised to join the court while a fellow judge recommends that a series of misconduct claims against that nominee warrant review".

A group that identifies itself as "the nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization" said that following Ford's testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee, its hotline call center saw a record jump in calls from sexual assault survivors. He pointed out that Murkowski won election as a write-in vote in 2010. "Nobody's going to beat her", he said.

Kavanaugh is expected to push the court further to the right as he is replacing Kennedy, a conservative who sometimes voted with the liberal justices on key social issues such as abortion and gay rights.

Collins cited the lack of protections for those with pre-existing conditions in a statement explaining her vote. The school recently said that Kavanaugh will not be returning to teach there.

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