WATCH LIVE: Brett Kavanaugh’s Second Day of Supreme Court Confirmation Hearings
Judge Brett Kavanaugh will appear before the Senate Judiciary Committee for a second hearing today, during which, he will face questions about his nomination to the Supreme Court. The hearing is scheduled to begin at 9:30 a.m. ET.
Yesterday’s hearing plunged into chaos when the committee’s democratic members demanded a postponement of proceedings because the White House withheld thousands of documents pertaining to Kavanaugh’s work in the George W. Bush administration. As such, most of the proceedings were marked by bitter partisan fights and dozens of protesters who were led out of Congress over the course of the day.
The first hearing was primarily used for opening statements, and since today’s event will open up the floor to questions, Kavanaugh will undoubtedly be asked about how he intends to conduct himself on the Supreme Court. Since Kavanaugh’s critics fear he’ll move the court to the right under the influence of Donald Trump‘s administration, he’ll probably be asked about whether he thinks a sitting president can be investigated by a special counsel, and what he thinks of the current feud between the president and Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
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