This Is Brett Kavanaugh's First Question as a Supreme Court Justice

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As he has been doing often recently on the campaign trail, Trump singled out specific Democrats for scorn - including Sens.

Conservative radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh said Washington, D.C. maybe become "uninhabitable for a while" if the Democrats do not retake the House in November's midterm elections. Trump used the ceremony as a platform to decry the "campaign of political and personal destruction" waged against Kavanaugh.

The Alaska Republican Party is considering how it might reprimand Murkowski for her vote, but "leader" McConnell said Wednesday that there is no point in challenging Murkowski because "nobody's going to beat her".

But Democrats, still stinging from the bitter fight over the confirmation of now Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, are emphasizing this new rallying cry during the final four week push to the midterms, with one senior Democratic aide telling CNN, "The vote this week puts Republicans on record, and is just the start of our relentless focus on health care down the stretch". "My focus now is to be the best justice I can be", he said with his wife and children standing nearby.

McConnell wouldn't say whether the Senate would insist that Sessions' replacement would protect special counsel Robert Mueller's Russian Federation investigation.

The DCCC also says it raised $4.38 million from the end of September to October 5 - the day it was clear Kavanaugh had the votes to be confirmed. Garland had been nominated to the Supreme Court by President Barack Obama, but Senate Republicans never acted on the nomination.

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However, McConnell has been highly critical of what he calls the "mob" of protesters who swarmed the Capitol confronting senators over the Kavanaugh vote.

For the American right, Brett Kavanaugh's elevation to the United States Supreme Court is, among other things, overdue vengeance for one of their heroes, Robert Bork, the ultraconservative who failed to win a seat in 1987, and a cementing of "America First" nationalism, installing a Trumpist who'll wield power long after Trump himself is gone.

McConnell is also preparing for his own re-election in 2020 and, if he is successful, staying on as GOP leader.

The Trump administration issued a final rule on Wednesday that clears the way for the sale of many more health insurance policies that do not comply with the Affordable Care Act and do not have to cover prescription drugs, maternity care or people with pre-existing medical conditions.

"So, it will just be your bad luck if you happen to get sick and need health care on the weekend", she said. The school recently said that Kavanaugh will not be returning to teach there.

The left's use of uncorroborated sexual assault allegations to block Kavanaugh's path to the Supreme Court, Trump said, violated "every notion of fairness, decency and due process".

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