With Republican Sen. John McCain still back home in Arizona battling brain cancer, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell can't afford to lose a single Republican vote.
Republican strategists tell Fox News that if the West Virginia Democratic senator votes "no" on the Supreme Court nominee, he upsets voters, but if he votes 'yes, ' he upsets donors. Two Republicans who support abortion rights - Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska - say they have yet to decide how they'll vote.
Paul, who met with Kavanaugh last week, said he hoped Kavanaugh 'will be more open to a Fourth Amendment that protects digital records and property'.
California wildfire kills 1, burns firefighters
Braden Varney , 36, a heavy fire equipment operator, was killed while batting another blaze near Yosemite National Park. Brett Gouvea, incident commander of the crews battling the fire, urged residents to pay close attention to the blaze.
The letter, sent Tuesday to the National Archives, asks for all of Kavanaugh's records from his time as an associate White House counsel under Bush, as well as his years as staff secretary. "This is a big deal", Paul said in an interview with Politico.
Paul had let Trump know he preferred other potential Supreme Court nominees he viewed as more conservative. Hult said the documents could include Kavanaugh's notes and memos he wrote or commented on that went directly to the president or chief of staff, but she said it could be hard to distill Kavanaugh's own views from them. North Dakota's Heidi Heitkamp and Indiana's Joe Donnelly, like Manchin, are running for re-election this year.
Now that Paul backed Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court, there are few Republican senators who have yet to state if they will vote to confirm Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court.
Analysts say the decision will be hard for Mr. Manchin, who is up for re-election in a state that Mr. Trump won by 42 percentage points in 2016.
The Kentucky Republican previously expressed reservations about Kavanaugh's opinion on privacy and national security.
While Kavanaugh was staff secretary, Bush made a range of controversial decisions, including signing into law a partial-birth abortion ban and backing a constitutional amendment banning gay marriage.
At the same time, Mueller's team continues to press the president's legal team for an interview with the commander in chief. Gates has since pleaded guilty and agreed to help prosecutors with their case, as one of the government's star witnesses.
Now the president and his economic team say we're seeing the fruit of those cuts in taxes and regulations. "People are happy. That meant discouraged workers, who have left the job market because they could not find work, will begin to re-enter .
Russian Federation has denied the finding of US intelligence agencies past year that it interfered to sway the election to Trump. The former NY mayor and federal prosecutor echoed a sentiment he expressed earlier in the day on " Fox and Friends ".
For Q2, Facebook's daily active users increased 11% year-over-year, to 1.47 billion on average during the month of June. More likely, though, market buzzards are holding off because of how quickly some analysts are turning on the company.
The army said in a statement Wednesday it was "targeting Hamas military posts in the Gaza Strip" after soldiers were shot at. Lone Palestinian attackers have carried out multiple deadly stabbings and car-rammings against Israelis in recent years.
Putin said on Friday that he has already invited Trump to Moscow, and that he is "ready to come to Washington" to meet with Trump. Putin said Friday, "I understand very well what President Trump said: He has the wish to conduct further meetings".
However, Syrian state news agency SANA reported that the Syrian army led the counter-attack with support from local armed groups. The attacks took place in and around the government-held city of Sweida, state media and monitors reported .
Pence said Erdogan should allow Brunson to return to the United States "now or be prepared to face the consequences". The Turkish lira TRYTOM=D3 strengthened to 4.8325 against the dollar from 4.8599 before the report.
He added that he would consider a visit to Washington but noted there must be "necessary conditions", without further explanation. Then, National Security Adviser John Bolton said on Wednesday that plans for an autumn visit would be delayed until 2019.
They added that there were "very positive signals" from the meeting , and that it was held in a "friendly atmosphere". The Taliban are reported to have insisted that no Afghan officials should be present at the meeting with Ms Wells.
The fire doubled in size Saturday, growing to more than 83,800 acres while putting residents and firefighters in harm's way. The Mendocino County Sheriff's Office ordered evacuations for people living in an area of Ukiah north of Highway 175.
Giuliani: 'I want you to hear' Cohen tapes
Still, Nunberg noted that Trump would have known about the Russian Federation lawyer meeting "under normal circumstances". Cohen alleges that he was present, along with several others, when Trump was informed of the Russians' offer by Trump Jr.
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Cohen recorded conversations he had with Trump and others, and the recordings are now in the hands of federal investigators. He also called raids of Cohen's home, office and hotel room earlier this year "inconceivable" and "almost unheard of".
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So my whole deal was, when I have a kid, not only is he going to be a junior, I'm gonna do everything that this man didn't do. He's kind of breaking down the barriers of what an National Basketball Association superstar is supposed to be.
UK Supreme Court rejects woman's appeal in divorce case
He said the "question for Parliament" was whether the law governing "entitlement to divorce" remained "satisfactory". Another said Parliament had "decreed" that being in a "wretchedly unhappy marriage" was not grounds for divorce.
Trump Announces $12B Bailout For Farmers
It is a clear signal US President Donald Trump is determined to stick with tariffs as his weapon of choice in the conflict. French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said over the weekend: "We refuse to negotiate with a gun to the head".