Chief Justice John Roberts orders new investigation into Brett Kavanaugh

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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.

In a press release on the day of the vote, Mike Espy, Hyde-Smith's Democratic opponent in November's U.S. Senate special election, accused her of ignoring the sexual assault allegations in order to confirm "a judge with partisan ideals she agrees with". Trump held a ceremonial swearing-in ceremony Monday night at the White House. With courtroom security tight, there were no disruptions by protesters during the arguments, as there had been during Kavanaugh's confirmation hearings.

He took his seat at the right end of the mahogany bench in the ornate courtroom - the location assigned to the court's juniormost member - and wore traditional black robes like the other justices.

"Since President Trump is unlikely to sign any legislation addressing Democratic priorities, that means that one of the main things you can expect outcome-wise from two years of Democratic House control is a long series of public inquisitions that might help uncover the truth about the president and his cronies."
Gorsuch responded with a faux grimace of pain. Still, the Kentucky Republican says the disclosure was "clearly an example of others using" Ford.

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"I don't see how it could be much wider than it already was", he said. Kavanaugh appeared less sympathetic to the defendants than Gorsuch. The US now has the most reactionary court since the 1930s. Hotel Co. v. Parrish, the High Court upheld the constitutionality of Washington State's minimum wage law-which was a reversal of Adkins v. Children's Hospital, a 1923 High Court ruling that declared minimum wage laws for women to be unconstitutional. Kavanaugh faced multiple allegations of decades-old sexual misconduct as the Senate considered his nomination.

The ethics complaints were filed against Kavanaugh when he was still a sitting federal judge which made him subject to conduct rules which are ultimately overseen by Roberts himself. He pointed out that Murkowski won election as a write-in vote in 2010.

Ford sought to remain anonymous in a letter with her accusation that Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when they were teenagers, but after reporters started contacting her, Ford went public.

He later expressed regret over some of his comments.

After the Kavanaugh confirmation, Clinton said her husband, former President Bill Clinton, told her that "Democrats have to be tougher". President Barack Obama's health care law, which Trump and Republicans have weakened but failed to repeal, created more limited versions of those plans, lasting up to just three months.

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