Senate Judiciary Committee to Vote on Kavanaugh

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Though a Catholic himself, Kavanaugh lost the support of the Jesuit magazine America. The editors of America wrote, “If Senate Republicans proceed with his nomination, they will be prioritizing policy aims over a woman’s report of an assault. Were he to be confirmed without this allegation being firmly disproved, it would hang over his future decisions on the Supreme Court for decades and further divide the country.”

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Response from the White House

President Donald Trump tweeted Thursday, “His testimony was powerful, honest and riveting. The Senate must vote!”

Trump has refused to order another background check on Kavanaugh. White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders argued that it wasn’t needed. She said that Kavanaugh has already “been through six separate background investigations by the FBI.”

Kavanaugh’s Stance

Ford accused Kavanaugh of groping her at a high school party. She said she believed he was going to rape her. In the hearing yesterday, Kavanaugh admitted, “Sometimes I had too many beers. I liked beer. I still like beer. But I never drank beer to the point of blacking out, and I never sexually assaulted anyone. ”