Paul had withheld his support in recent weeks over concerns about Kavanaugh's standing on privacy issues and the Fourth Amendment.
"Of course, my vote is not a single-issue vote, and much of my reading and conversation has been in trying to figure out exactly how good Judge Kavanaugh will be on other issues before the Court", Paul added.
Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Charles E. Grassley (R-Iowa) has asked the archives exclusively for Kavanaugh's documents from his time in the counsel's office because Republicans believe the paperwork from Kavanaugh's time as staff secretary is irrelevant to how he would serve as a justice.
"Hopefully most of the appropriation bills will be passed, a little better prioritization of spending, so I certainly don't like playing shut down politics", said Sen. After the meeting, which lasted over two hours, Manchin remained tight-lipped as to how he meant to vote.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky) has said that Kavanaugh's confirmation hearing and vote will take place this fall, and that he expects the new justice to be seated by the next Supreme Court term, the first Monday in October. The senator has also asked West Virginia residents to send him questions for the meeting.
Senate Republicans are requesting documents from Supreme Court nominee Bret Kavanaugh's time in the Bush White House but they're doing it without the support of Democrats who believe more documents should be produced. Sens. Joe Donnelly of IN and Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota were the others.
Last week, Sen. McConnell and House Speaker Paul Ryan met with Pres. Trump to argue against a shutdown, saying it would side-track their agenda, which could be put at risk if Democrats were to take back the House in November.
In HuffPost/YouGov's polling, net support for confirming Kavanaugh was 13 percentage points lower than net support for Gorsuch; that gap was 6 points in a Fox News survey and 7 points in both Pew Research and Gallup's polling.
In the Sierra Nevada, famed Yosemite National Park closed Wednesday as smoke from a fire to the west cast a pall on the region. Jerry Brown had declared a state of emergency for Riverside and Shasta counties on Thursday in response to the fire.
After decades in politics Khan, who is seen by many as the army's favorite candidate, looks set to lead the Islamic nuclear state. Meanwhile, Pakistan's former Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani lost to PTI's Mohammad Ibrahim in Multan's Shujabad constituency.
Politicians Tuesday announced that $12 billion would go back to American farmers as form of tariff relief. Perdue said the farmer assistance program will pay farmers directly for their trade-related losses.
But 69 was the low score among the first 22 players out in Sunday's final round as the breeze was blowing 15-20 miles per hour . Schauffele, the PGA Tour rookie of the year last season, holed a 30-foot putt from behind the 18th green for a 67.
NASA , meanwhile, has called out social media hoaxers claiming that Mars will appear as big as the moon during the eclipse . During an eclipse , most of the light from the Sun is blocked by the Earth as the moon travels through the Earth's shadow .
For almost two years, Facebook has appeared bulletproof despite a series of scandals about the misuse of its giant social network. In Europe, things were looking dicey as Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) lost 1 million users, sinking to 376 million monthly active users.
Putin said Friday that he was prepared to visit Trump in Washington and that he had also invited the president to Moscow. Journalists and free press advocates responded to the obvious disconnect in the White House's statement.
The Supreme Court justices have upheld earlier rulings by judges in both the Family Court in 2016 and Court of Appeals in 2017. Supreme CourtThe wife appealed to the Supreme Court, which has this morning - with reluctance - dismissed her appeal.
Trump Calls Out Mueller for 'Conflicts of Interest'
Giuliani added that he had said Trump wasn't in the room for that meeting because there were in fact two different meetings. Legal experts say Giuliani and Trump have a point: there is no federal law or statue making campaign collusion a crime.
GDP shows economy in 'good shape,' but markets wanted more
After next year, many economists expect growth rates to subside again, as the boost from tax cuts and federal spending dissipates. Growth in the first quarter was revised up slightly, from 2% to 2.2%, while the fourth quarter of 2017 dropped from 2.9% to 2.3%.
Giuliani says he's not sure collusion is a crime
Cohen is the third Trump associate to suggest the president knew more about the 2016 meeting in Trump Tower than he's letting on. Sounds to me like someone is trying to make up stories in order to get himself out of an unrelated jam (Taxi cabs maybe?).
Demi Lovato 'could have died' from her overdose
She was administered Narcan, a well-known antidote for opioid overdose, and that might've been what saved her life. Audio from the 911 call shows Lovato's friends wanted paramedics to arrive quietly at her home.