The Senate Judiciary Committee voted today to approve Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court.
Kavanaugh's nomination has been controversial. The judge, who currently serves on the U.S Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, now faces multiple allegations of sexual misconduct dating back to his high school and college years. His first accuser, Christine Blasey Ford, testified before the committee yesterday. When she was done, Kavanaugh offered a defense. Last night, Republicans on the...
NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Politifact reporter Jon Greenberg to fact-check various statements Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh made at his hearing last week.
The move would place the panel's decision a day after it is set to hear testimony from Christine Blasey Ford, a woman who has accused him of sexual assault.