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If Kavanaugh confirmed, 'House will have to' investigate if Senate doesn't: Democratic rep

Chuck Schumer, the Senate Democrats' leader from NY, accused Kavanaugh of delivering a "partisan screed" during the Judiciary Committee hearing last week.

Flake told CBS' "60 Minutes" Sunday that the conservative judge's nomination would be "over" if federal investigators determine he lied.

"One man, somewhere in the country, called my office in Arizona and left a message saying that he was exhausted of my "interrupting our president" and for the offense of allowing Dr. Ford to be heard - for this offense, my family and I would be 'taken out, '" Flake revealed.

Republican Senator Jeff Flake came to Boston on Monday with this question hanging over his head like the tenebrific October skies: Is he a rising star or a falling one?

Katie Hedberg of Plymouth, who was one of just over 100 people who came out to protest, said she wasn't sure whether Flake's call for an investigation was honest or if it was a way to give embattled Republicans cover to vote for Kavanaugh ahead of the 2018 midterm elections.

Flake said he would ensure it's a "real investigation", by the FBI as Democrats demanded that Trump give them a full readout of his instructions to the agency.

The majority leader had previously said Kavanaugh would be confirmed by October 1, but after four days of hearings into the nominee's background concluded, Democrats released an 11-hour bombshell that disrupted the process: An accusation that Kavanaugh sexually assaulted a woman, Christine Blasey Ford, while they were both in high school. Kavanaugh has vehemently denied the allegations. Pressley said she is "angry" and "outraged" over the protection Kavanaugh has received from Republican lawmakers since Christine Blasey Ford and Deborah Ramirez both accused him of sexual assault; after Ford testified in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee last week, Sen.

Kavanaugh has denied assaulting Ford.

Tom Rath, a veteran GOP operative in New Hampshire, said it is far too early to speculate about whether Mr. Flake could be a viable presidential contender, but said he is happy he is airing his views.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, taking to the Senate floor Monday afternoon, blasted Democrats for moving the "goal posts" on the allegations against Brett Kavanaugh, and declared the Senate will be voting "this week" on his confirmation.

But in March, Flake told New Hampshire Republicans that someone needs to stop Trump in the 2020 presidential contest.

"I do hope somebody else runs in the Republican primary".

"I've been failing my tribe for some time now", he continued. Mitchell concluded in her memo: "I do not think that a reasonable prosecutor would bring this case based on the evidence before the committee". "The one thing I want is speed".

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