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Confirmed - Yes/No
So after the fiasco today and a possible vote tomorrow...Does Judge Kavanaugh get confirmed? Dang, I should have added ‘possible’!
It's midnight (PDT), and I'm suddenly seeing some news clips briefly popping up on the Bing home page claiming the "ABA requests to delay Kavanaugh vote until FBI investigates" (I screen captured this pic while I could). But when I click to open the article it changes to the above link (if that hasn't changed again). Some out-of-the-ordinary stuff going on here.
Lookin' like the leftist coup has infiltrated the ABA too ... :^\
The ABA better not try yanking law licenses....
Well that sucks...Hopefully they stay out of it, but probably not! SMH
Lookin' more & more like we're already fighting an undeclared civil war. Well, to the ABA I say, screw 'em! The evidence does not and never has warranted what those lawless leftists put the Kavanaugh's and this entire nation thru on Thursday...bastards!
The party of scum had contaminated the ABA MANY years ago.
Confirmation Yes ( +53 ) Then the fun begins... Dismantle the Demdem's illusions.
YES, Heard that Joe Manson(SP) WVA might be voting for him also.
Not sure who this lady is but I found this....
confirmed with 54 yes votes
Corker said he is a yes vote. If Flake votes to reccomend him today I think confirmation happens easily by tuesday
I heard a few minutes ago that prosecutor lady who was asking the questions stated she would not bring charges against the judge due lack of evidence.
Yes. Admittedly I am not a big fan of his politics, and I felt yesterday sucked rotten skunk butt in basically every possible way for every person living in this great nation. It's so polarized and tribalized that it's very hard for me (prior to or after yesterday) to envision him not getting through - whether he did or did not assault Dr Ford, which remains entirely a she said he said issue. I mean, if political leanings dictate your belief about what occurred, they there is zero proof, either way. ZERO. So basically we just embarrassed our selves to the maximum, we pretty much trashed the lives of to upstanding (by all credible reports) citizens in Judge Kavannaugh and Dr Ford. Trashed.
But, yes, I think he gets in.
Hopefully after all this junk, he can be a level headed, professional who operates based on law and not on attempts at political pay back.
I did learn one thing though yesterday... Dont drink. It's not worth it.
Good point Will. Think how the rest of the world sees our political process...or at least our politicians.
Flake now saying after their meeting last night he will be a yes vote. Murkowski and Collins will also vote yes I believe
I'm going to quit farting too.....
Solo "I'm going to quit farting too....."
Why? The lefties applaud fart noise you know ;-)
If the ABA "yanked" his law license, that would stink but he can still be confirmed. A law degree, license or experience is not required to be on the SCOTUS
LOL.... BTW, I woke up this morning laughing my butt off thinking about all those women the democrats dug up at the last minute to accuse Kavanaugh of sexual assault. In fact, I'm still laughing so hard that tears are rolling... LOL
You can't even hire a high-dollar comedian to come up with stuff that funny.... hehehehehehe
That's good to hear, Glunt! I wouldn't put anything past those bastroids....
If confirmed, the Dems not only get stuck with a new justice who likely votes with the Constitution (they hate that), they get one who they have insured has zero reason to give them any preferential treatment or benefit of the doubt. He doesn't seem like a guy who would be vengeful when it comes to a decision, but trying to ruin a man's life isn't a way to gain a favor from him.
What ever happened to those 13 women that Hillary bought and rolled out in the last 3 weeks of the Presidential election? Weren't they supposed to all take Trump to court and prove they were telling the truth!?!? Such a dirty playbook these Dems run...
I didn't think Kavanaugh came off well in the hearings. Often looked nervous and shakey. Wimpy at times. I hate when a man can't/won't answer a simple direct question. Either he is stupid and doesn't understand the question, or he is chicken shit and scared to answer the question.
But that said, Trump can nominate who he wants and there is nothing that would disqualify Kavanugh among decades of judicial service, and his adult years show exemplary character. I say he gets confirmed.
Sen. Flake has said he will vote 'Yea.'
The ABA has no authority over law licenses.
The ABA lost all credibility many years ago. Yes he will be confirmed and you can say goodbye to the blue wave to if my wife is any indication. She is so pissed off at the Democrats she is telling all her friends that they are pure evil trying to destroy this man, his wife and little girls.
You can't fault a person for being able to see clearly a set up question to get you trapped in a perjury situation, or a statement that can and will be used as a weapon against you....
He should be confirmed by an overwhelming majority, 90 or so votes. He will be confirmed with low to mid 50's. He will be a great Justice.
Can't wait for the next one.
When Kavanaugh is confirmed, we will have the first truly conservative Supreme Court in my lifetime.
Yes .... remember, it is not necessary to get a majority yes vote from the committee to have the Senate vote in whole .... but, he will be passed by the committee ... Senate vote next Tues I believe .. the Dems are showing themselves for who and what they really are .... this will bite them big time in Nov. ...... they are pure unadulterated scum ...
Ruth Bader Ginsburg is pretty disgusted with how the confirmation hearings have been put in the toilet by the democrats. Wouldn't surprise me if she retired right after BK is confirmed. She knows her vote will no longer decide the outcome of a case.
Kyle, what can you expect from a licensed electrician? .. ;^)
Hey, I don't trust whoever is behind this ABA request. Looks like another effort to obstruct & delay, IMO.
It's a "She said And They said "Thing. They all said it and he did too. Everything in his life sais it. It isn't even close to even. I would measure her whole life against his any day.
Things have been brought down a long way. That ugliness is the tactic of the ones who have no hope of winning an argument by reason. If reason was honored this would not have happened.
We as a Nation are deep into this battle... Like a long and close battle between two giants. As with a great and heroic story : It is in the final moment that something miraculous occurs. We have seen it a number of times in History where the cause of Goodness is on the brink of destruction and at that moment something brilliant happens. Good prevails in the end. The team that has been upholding and defending against the perpetrators of Evil overcome and irrational behavior is once again subdued.
It is incorrect to say both sides have been equally darkened. There has once again been a clarity of goodness and sound reason brought forth, that only the light of Justice can cast out. When times are at their darkest the light makes its nature most pronounced.
The Good Judge was trashed by a very ugly process and a disposition that was undignified by those who proceeded with it. It was a shameless assault on his character but I don't believe it has tarnished him, as intended. But, if it has left its stench then that is a small victory for the snakes that do such things. It's what they do.
Defending honor and dignity has brought no disgrace upon those who insist on it. It often takes these defining, critical moments, to push people into taking a stand for goodness. To wake up and stand tall. Only those childish representatives ( of a childish voter base) that brought them forth are exposed for what they are. It is most unfortunate that they will not likely wake up to that truth.
The Republican and conservative base would have been more likely to turn out for the Midterms in mass if he had not been confirmed. We still need that base to turn out!
Every dem that comes up to bat is begging for at least a 1-week delay in the vote. So they're probably scouring the countryside as we speak, desperately trying to recruit more victims at any cost. And I guarantee that us taxpayers are footing the bill for their bottomless bank account. And I'll betcha each investigator's probably even sportin' a Cabelas/BPS black card in their wallet.... 8^p ... hehe
Election Betting Odds on Kavanaugh’s Chance of Confirmation Rises to 71% After Testimony
Trax, that may be true, hard to say for sure but I think this issue will be a good and clear example for rational people to lock onto. A few weeks in the news should get people fired up and or give them time to wake up. The " Look what almost happened" angle.
BTW, gotta give Lindsey Graham a hand of applause after yesterday's confirmation meeting...
There's a story out this morning claiming Sen. Manchin will vote for confirmation because the people in WV overwhelmingly want Kavanaugh confirmed.
If this is true, Game Over!
Solo, agreed and to add to that, why would the D's want the FBI involved? There has to be a few holdovers In the FBI who would do anything as they did with/ are doing with "That other investigation" that would make this "a forever investigation" ... Yu know?
What the problem with Grassley? I understand he is 85... but look, if you struggle to read your own prepared statements out loud then maybe you should find a younger, more coherent, replacement. Its embarrassing to watch him struggle with the spoken word. It sounds less convincing when he can barely get out the right words in the right order, and keeps backing up to correct himself. Sheesh!
A leopard's spot never change.
Harvard Law professor Alan Dershowitz has called for Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee to postpone a vote on Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court until the FBI can investigate claims of sexual misconduct against him.
I had previously stated I believed the Kavanaugh confirmation would hit a snag. Apparently I have been wrong as things are progressing as the Senate Committee has voted today to vote in favor to bring this forward. However I am still unsettled about his confirmation and will be so until he has taken the oath. I just feel people secretly wavering and pray I AM wrong.
I'm sensing that ABA request is BS, too. The dem's are utterly desperate and spiraling downward at an ever increasing pace.....
Sen Manchin met with Flake, Murkowski, and Collins in a closed door meeting last night. Its said that they formed a pact of sorts and would vote together.
After the meeting Sen Flake announced his full support. My guess is he gets 53 to 54 yeah votes
Some Dems might even vote for him now. Slade is right about Dershowitz. I knew the love fest with FOX could not be for real.
He will be confirmed. Avanetti will trot out some new crap over the weekend, but I think the republicans are wise to his tactics.
Flake is going to f this up, he is calling for a delay
I see Sen Flake is now wavering for another week delay. The drama continues....
they moved it out of committee but Flake wont vote on the floor till there has been more investigation
McTurtle can block this delay. I would bet he will approve it and at the same time give the FBI a few days calling for a vote Wednesday or Thursday.
without Flakes vote Murkowski and Collins are up in the air as well
Don't be surprised if the FBI already has much of this so called new investigation completed and will put out a report in the next few days.
Edit added: After listening to Sen Coons....he seemed to be dropping hints.....don't be surprised if more allegations come forward. A good reason why the Repubs need more Senate seats from the upcoming election.
Tight, but yes. 51-49 or 50-50- with Pence the tie breaker.
What a scam. The GOP is once again falling for another delay stunt!
The Dems are pretending they want just one week to investigate Ford's claims. Yeah, sure. And then just when that time runs out, the next claimed assault lady gets rolled out (or drinking allegations, etc) new hearings, media circus, call for another delay to investigate so-called new information. Tick tok to mid-terms.
This is exactly what Feinstein did in this case. Held claims until last minute to need just 1 extra week for hearings. Now 1 extra week for FBI. And then..... more delay.
GOP fell for it. Again. Like Charlie Brown kicking a damn football. Ball-less aholes.
FYI, a decision hasn't been made on delaying the floor vote yet. It's really in McTurtle's court right now.
piss on Flake ... this is bullshit !! ...... this is nothing but blackmail ... this delay is what the dems want... then another delay, then another delay, then another ... the dems will say now we need to investigate more allegations.... this can go one for months ... the Democrat Party, the party of OBSTRUCTION !!
Now Murkowski is saying she's with Flake ... there wont be enough votes to get Kavanaugh thru .. this is BULLCRAP !!
If they don't have 50 votes then some kind of FBI investigation will have to happen but the parameters will be/ must be, very tight and limited in scope. IE: just the people mentioned at the alleged party. Including a thorough grilling of Ford. No more or others. And the "No people" will have to agree to bring no new allegations or to broaden this beyond the 3 or 4 people and the one Accusation. (Ford v. B.K.)
I don't know if the FBI can agree to that.
Awwww. Poor Jeffrey. What’s the matter afraid of what the FBI will find? If your guy is so pristine then there should be no worries.
the Senate cant do that it was just said on Fox (have the FBI go forward) .. if there isnt enough votes, it will be up to Trump to tell the FBI to proceed if that is what they want to do .. .. Blackmail, nothing but Blackmail !!
This very well may not have been a last second proposition as it's being sold.
McTurtle has no choice but concede, but he must expedite this. There is little for law enforcement to investigate, they can do nothing but gather affidavits. The FBI has already vetted Kavanaugh 6 times, along with what he faced in earlier confirmations. The vote should be scheduled for the middle of next week. It also must be made clear, there will be no more stalling or interruptions. McTurtle needs to talk to all those Repubs on the fence, and make things very clear. There will be a vote next week, and they will vote yes. I then would call out the Democraps for being the parasites they are. I would then call out Feinstein for being a liar. She is guilty and now must prove her innocence.
once again, PUTZ proves its self to be the puzzy we all know it is ... an America hating socialist
Hahaha. Everyone knows that’s your response when you don’t have an intelligent response. “Oooh. You’re a commie. A socialist!! “. You’re adorable and really bad at this. So stop.
Trump just basically said he will go along with whatever McTurtle wishes to do. Looks like a one week FBI investigation.
I guess us Plutarian's are one step ahead of you mere mortals on earth. :-) I said there was a problem a few days ago and then again earlier today. Surprise, surprise.
This deal was not cut last night or this morning it was cut last week.
The FBI has investigated Kavanaugh SIX friggin' times over the years.
Are the Dem's suggesting they missed his supposed sexual misconduct SIX TIMES??????
And you know what? No matter what they come up with, if anything, not a single Dem will vote to confirm him. Not even if they find evidence that Ford made up the entire story.
And once again, PutZ is yammering like the little woman he truly is... Socialist/Dems like Putz are deathly afraid that Kavnaugh might vote to end the slaughtering of thousands of babies every year .. yet, he has never said he would ...the Dems are afraid Kavanaugh would vote with the Constitution, and not put his own spin on it like the Democrats want a judge to do... the Dems/PutZeidians are deathly afraid that Kavanaugh will uphold the 2A and the 1A ... this is why the PutZeidians are doing everything possible to delay and obfuscate this nomination ... the PutZeidians/Dems are showing themselves to be the true America haters we all know they are ...
You are absolutely correct but the shot pointed right at the head of the Republicans has been fired that resisted these calls to have the FBI involved AGAIN to allow further ridiculous allegations to come out of the woodwork. The Democrats treat the Republicans like a country dog in the city....if you stand still you get f..ked and if you run away you get your a$$ bit. What can you expect from a group who display there diametrically opposed views of disagreement and supposed outrage, and then, in the next breath calls each other "the gentleman from" and " my colleagues"?
What a joke. Funnier still are the people who continue to believe in this corrupt system of justice who screws them on a daily basis and woefully resist a wholesale change to dismantle these decrepit, ancient political rules of conduct.
Should make the Dems declare ahead of time who will officially vote FOR Kavanaugh when this new FBI background check comes up clear.
THAT is how you prove this is all horseshit. It's like YFP agreeing to leave if Trump wins (unless he actually wins). None of them have any intention of voting for Kavanaugh either way, investigation or not, FBI clean slate or not. This is just another delay tactic.
They did not investigate those allegations because those allegations hadn’t yet surfaced. But don’t worry your guy is so pristine that nothing will come of the FBI investigation. Right?
so who is the agent in charge of this investigation- Peter strzok??
Mike. You do know he’s no longer w the fbi right?
If you guys are so certain to Kavanaugh innocence, why not invite an investigation to exonerate him? Why won’t he sue for libel or defamation of those allegations are false? Why?
PutZ is once again showing to be the stupid socialist we all know he is ... there is nothing to investigate you dumb ass ... however, Trump is the only one who can order the FBI to "try" and proceed ... there is nothing to hide, this is nothing but a delay tactic and is going to bite the Dems in the ASS big time come Nov. ... these POS dems have awakened some pissed off conservatives and Republicans... hell, there are Dems who are smart enough to see this blackmail/delay tactic for what it is.... then again, the PutZeidians are to stupid to see the damage they are doing to the Dem. party ..
An FBI background check looks at every single part of your life. Allegations are irrelevant, because if you've done something improper, ever, the chances are they will be discovered.
Yet SIX times they've looked at Kavanaugh, every time by different agents most likely, yet found NOTHING of the sort as Ford and the others are claiming.
Nor will they find anything this time and for the same reason.
This demand for yet another investigation has NOTHING to do with Kavanaugh's actions. It's only being done to delay or stop his confirmation.
"Should make the Dems declare ahead of time who will officially vote FOR Kavanaugh when this new FBI background check comes up clear."
This isn't to get any Dems to flip. It is solely about getting Flake and a couple of other wavering Republicans to vote to confirm. Without them, there isn't enough to pass.
YFP, why don't you crawl back in your hole. You have been MIA for days and now that the FBI will look into this, you come along with your chest puffed out like you're some kind of hot s**t. You just make me shake my head sometimes with some of the BS you post. The FBI will not find any credible evidence to back up these claims and he will be confirmed by next Friday.
Stupid stupid dignified appeasementcons.
Delay Forever! Coons Tasks FBI with ‘Other Allegations’ — to Come Next Week
You guys are to soft with the lying wuss. 8^))))
And the Winner IS...……… Michael Avenatti!
Because now he has another week to find more bimbos to tell false stories about Kavanaugh.
"Matt, I guess us Plutarian's are one step ahead of you mere mortals on earth. :-)
Yup, we both predicted the outcome this morning. But, I'd say it's more a case of practical skepticism and intuition than God-like abilities.
As I've stated, this *could* play out better for Repubs either direction it goes. Either Kav will be undeniably exonerated/confirmed, and the Dems lose even more credibility. Or he won't, and the Repubs can claim they stepped above the political shit-show and did the right thing by allowing the extra 7 days to further investigate. Either way, the right wins just before mid-terms.
At least that's how this blind squirrel sees it.
yes, it was a joke. I'm not afraid of the FBI. What scares me is that this wont be enough. The witnesses or alleged witnesses cannot be compelled to cooperate. What happens when one of these people refuses to give a statement under oath? Dems will then want to subpoena them and that takes time.
This has absolutely nothing to do with the facts.
one more thing... You know Fords attorneys are going to jerk with them. They arent simply going to cooperate easy peasy
the entire thing is a scam and the American people are the ones being scammed
I don’t see that trump had much choice. Senate doesn’t have the votes. He doesn’t call for the investigation, no vote and Kavanaugh becomes a footnote.
But yes good for him that he ordered it.
You know Trump. He's setting up the dems for a big "OH $HIT." 8^)
The Democrats will be digging deep into their bimbo bucket looking for floaters.
There is no good Trump!!!
Boy the hand-wringers are out in force on this one.
I'm pretty sure this "supplemental investigation" will have a limited scope to look into Ford's allegations only. I highly doubt any new "floaters" will surface.
Take a deep breath, fellas.
I'm not too worried and if heaven forbid they did find something serious then better now I guess. But I'm guessing he comes out clean and gets confirmed
"" Take a deep breath, fellas. ""
I'm thinking the same thing. I suspected this may happen. None of us are going to change what's happening in the Beltway. If the FBI sticks to the scope that was outlined...and I suspect they already have most of this figured out already....I think and hope this will wrap up quickly. To take it to another step....if the FBI does indeed do a quick turnaround...I would not be surprised to see a floor vote scheduled for next Wednesday or Thursday.
That said......I mentioned this before...the Repubs need to increase their Senate seat lead and be ready to go if/when/should something happen to Ruthie while Trump is on watch. Of course by doing that they will nullify those two moderate wildcards Collins and Murkowski. Flake is a lame duck...I don't know who will replace him. I would also like to see someone more conservative challenge Murkoswki.....Palin anyone??
"If Democrats were interested in the truth, they wouldn't have held onto these allegations until the last minute.
If Democrats were interested in the truth, they wouldn't be entertaining wild stories from emotionally unbalanced women about roving high school rape gangs.
If Democrats were interested in the truth, they wouldn't have announced that they believed Christine Ford before either one of them had actually testified.
If Democrats were interested in the truth, they would have used the opportunity yesterday to actually ask Ford some questions, rather than taking turns giving her, and themselves, high fives.
If Democrats were interested in the truth, they would have asked Kavanaugh about the incident in question rather than spending the entire hearing focused on yearbook scribblings.
Democrats are not interested in the truth at all, whatsoever. In fact, they've already said that Kavanaugh is unfit for the Supreme Court — no matter what the FBI investigation turns up. But it won't turn up anything, as they are well aware, because there is no evidence, there are no witnesses, and the accuser doesn't even know the year or place that this attack allegedly took place. They have absolutely nothing to go on. Nothing to investigate. The only thing they can do is ask the people who were allegedly involved or allegedly present. All of them have already been asked under penalty of felony and already denied that the party took place. What else can they say about a party that never occurred? There are only so many ways to say, "This didn't happen." Do Democrats want them to say it again in Greek? Do they need to draw a picture of the thing not happening? Do they need to sing it?
The investigation will accomplish nothing of substance and lead nowhere. So why are they so intent on it? Three reasons:
1) It will delay Kavanaugh's confirmation to give time for more dirt to be dug up.
2) It will delay Kavanaugh's confirmation to give time for more pressure to squish Republicans.
3) They hope the FBI will follow irrelevant trails into unconnected but embarrassing matters, thus further destroying Kavanaugh's reputation.
And, it goes without saying, Democrats will demand another delay after this delay, and they will call the investigation unfair no matter how it's conducted or how it concludes."
what a s#!t show.......if this guy was anything other than a white hetero conservative Christian male we would already have a new sc judge
oops, i forgot, the libturds hate blacks too
trump should just go ahead with his #2, the retarded bi-racial muslim transgendered fetus
nahhhhhh, hate there too
wtf to do?? what's acceptable to the flailing loony left??
Matt, I said a deal was cut two days ago not just this morning. Allow me to be the first to say I believe this one is all but over now that the Republicans have caved unless the FBI uncovers information that would FURTHER lend positive weight to Kavanaugh's testimony which would also benefit Donald Trump. Obviously the three Republican stooges could not be convinced on the evidence and what transpired today. If all remains the same what could change their minds in the future that did not occur and was heard today. The testimony of those who provided statements can't be changed by the FBI investigation. These turncoats know that and as I said cut a deal and that deal was never intended to be in the Republicans favor. This maneuver was designed to destroy Trump once again by two very close friends, Flake and Coons. These two opened the hole in the Republican line and the Democrats ran right through it. BTW...I don't think the FBI and Donald Trump are a match made in heaven.
They bought a week to get their next volley set and if the FBI investigation doesn't help them they will claim it wasn't thorough, it was rushed, ect.. Then they will come with something new unless the damage they have done already appears to be working well and it looks like Trump will need to send a new nominee.
It will be ugly until they know they have pushed it past the midterms. They desperately need enough power to get another Kennedy type. He was the result of a nominee (Bork) coming under major attack and not getting confirmed
Scalia was confirmed with zero "no" votes...seems crazy framed in how the process goes these days.
Too much at stake for the Demons this time. They have realized that an end to their 50 years of BS will be within reach with 5 right thinking Justices on the court. Hilliary was surely going to win so they had inadequate preparations for this eventuality.
Demons are already trying get an unlimited time frame and scope for this FBI investigation so they can "Mueller" this investigation while "Borking" Judge Kavenuagh.
They would inboubtably look for some sort of collusion and obstruction by Trump!
Demons are disgusting filthy cockroaches.
I predict, and I hope I'm wrong....DEAD wrong....that Kavanaugh is toast with this last play by the Republican turncoats and the TDS insane Democrats. NOT because he's guilty, he's not. But because this just bought the enemy more time to present even more bullsh*t and stall it even more. And this will continue to happen with EVERY SCOTUS judge Trump nominates. If it worked once it will work again.....and again....and again...... Soros' pockets are bottomless and the bimbo bucket is full and there's a whole barn full of buckets waiting.
If I'm wrong I will be the first to admit it and eat crow. And it will be the best meal I will have in a while.
I'm an optimist, so I believe the Reps know what they are doing and are playing their cards to further 'out' the Dems while getting Kavanaugh confirmed.
They know that after SIX FBI investigations, everything that could possibly reflect on his character is already known.
They also know that the timeline to get him confirmed will still work.
Now, if they grant another delay, forget all of the above.
It has just been reported that the FBI will also investigate this Ramerez allegation which now travels beyond the scope of the Ford allegations and all those who she named involved. I also heard on the radio today that the FBI INTENDS to complete this investigation in one week,...BUT. That "but" was all I needed to hear. ..."I'm an optimist, so I believe the Reps know what they are doing".....I am a supreme optimist and can't believe what I just read.
IS this within the scope that Trump asked for ?? ... she's not believable as it is, but still ..
It's not a bad idea to close all the loop holes. "If" the FBI report comes back saying they investigated all the claims and found no evidence to support said allegations....that will provide solid ground for the 3 moderates to vote yes. I still hope someone runs against Murkowski to knock her out of office. I don't know if Palin would...or even want to get back in politics again.
I would love to see Palin knock the crap out of her ...
I don't know what the 'limited' part entails. I assumed it was Ford only, but if they are investigating Bimbo #2, perhaps it's more than just Ford.
However, I'd be shocked if 'limited' includes whatever new bimbos Avenatti and the rest drag up.
JL, What loop holes? The claims themselves have proven to be unreliable or credible and could never be without evidence and or corroboration. The witnesses themselves may APPEAR to be credible under questioning, but the evidence does not validate or support the claims of the accuser regarding the events which she has alleged. The Democrats and now Trump himself of all people who should know better about ONGOING investigations, can only hurt and could never help.
The Rock Ask her on Monday, then Wednesday and hope Friday something will change?
bk...help me out here.
Kyle: If I were you I'd be wearing rubber boots for the next week...THICK ones, because a shock may very well be coming.
The Ford thing was a joke. Just a stall tactic, with no facts and no merit. It did get him back in to testify under oath. The next shoe to drop will be a perjury charge around his drinking behavior and whether or not he lied about drinking excessively. His testimony on this topic was not very convincing. I'd say it's 50:50 that he gets appointed.
who the hell didnt drink in High School ? ... who the hell didnt go to keggers ... who the hell didnt have more than one .........
JTV, Anyone who is a democrat. Just ask them, they will tell you so. 8^)))))
Democrats have dozens of women willing to come forward to say BK sexually assaulted them.
Spike Bull 's Link
"Stolen from book of faces but sums Fords Testimony up "I don’t know who’s house it happened at or even what year it happened. I don’t know if I got there before everyone else or after. I don’t know how I got there or how I got home over 8 miles away (at the age of 15).
My life time friend doesn’t remember any of this ( and the other 3 people I said were there testified under oath they don’t know anything about this).
I have a fear of flying , but have no problem jet-setting all over the world while on vacation. I’ve been on airplanes more in the past two months than most people in a year, but my fear is completely legit.
I don’t know who paid for my hotel and polygraph test( the afternoon of my grandmothers funeral, or maybe it was the next day, who knows). And guess what? I flew there. Oh and that polygraph, it was only two questions, neither of which were about Kavanaugh. But hey, I passed so that’s all that matters. And my PhD in psychology definitely, in no way, helped me with it or my testimony today.
My friends on the beach encouraged me to continue contacting the media with my story (because we were running out of time). I can’t name them, so we’ll just call them beach friends. Yet while giving such great advice, none were willing to be character witnesses. Meanwhile, Judge Kavanaugh had hundreds of character witnesses step up in a matter of days.
My lawyers, out of the kindness of their hearts, are helping me for FREE yet I have a “needed” gofundme page that currently is sitting at $473,622. I’m so desperately in need of help there’s even a second gofundme with $209,987. I promise though I’m not getting anything out of my testimony, that money is just going to cover my expenses.
I’m super smart. I have a PhD and I teach graduate students. I know lots of big words, but it should be totally believable that I don’t understand basic questions.
I was the only person in the United States that didn’t know Congress agreed to come to me instead of me going to DC. They really do care about my flying phobia after all."
Get the picture yet, America?"
I suspect the FBI investigation won't turn up much. The Senate Judiciary Committee has its own investigators, and they are not amateurs. This is just giving the squishes like Flake, Murkowski and Collins no excuses to hide behind. Kavanaugh is an extremely qualified candidate. And this character assassination is despicable behavior, showing us why we can't let Democrats return to being in charge of picking and approving judges.
Exactly, bk, picking judges or ANYTHING else.
this highlights the Democrats for what they are, obfuscating obstructionists ... they said prior they would do anything to stop Kavanaugh's confirmation and keep him from being seated... there are now those (Fallon, dem operative) who are saying even if he is seated he will not finish his life long SCOTUS appointment .. another veiled threat from the wacko left ... there is no better and more qualified than Brett Kavanaugh, he is a threat to the dems because he will rule thru the constitution, not with feeeelings as those on the left do, he will not rule with a set agenda as those dem judges do, he is an originalist and that is what pisses these dems off to no end ...
JTV, I believe he will rule through life experiences and this latest attempt of destruction, remembering well and never to forget the tears of his children through this vile escapade will enter, not so much wholly, but significantly, his decisions. The Dems knew that if he was confirmed there would be hell to pay at the SC level. They now KNOW the consequences of the latest attacks should he be appointed. Ginsberg does not hide her fanatic liberal rulings. Kavanaugh would make her blush in his. As a matter of fact he vaguely alluded to such in his testimony by referring to the Dems as those who orchestrated these entire low life allegations. I can hear the axe of varying sizes and degrees being ground and honed to a fine edge through serious and squinting eyes.
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The Republicans have no balls, and have not a clue on how to govern.
Trump is on his own, as is Bret Kavanaugh.
No way he is going to get confirmed.
OUCH, tonyo! It really hurts when you burst my bubble!
and here are 10 reasons Tony will be wrong ... chin up Spike ;0) ..
I think it was a mistake for the Dems to call for an FBI investigation. Assuming they haven't already somehow stacked the deck with leftist operatives to work this case, he will be cleared and then they will have to oppose him on politics alone. Leaving doubt they could have voted no with more cover IMHO.
The Dems could only request the investigation. The investigation going forward is at the feet of Republicans in general and Trump in particular. The Dems decision to oppose this man was well documented from day one and nothing in the way of discovery, including Dr. Fords own admission of deceit, will overcome their beliefs or change their vote. The confirmation and seating of Kavanaugh will have widespread negative implications for the future of the Democratic party. The bell ringer is when Trump gets to appoint ANOTHER SC justice which will effectively neuter the party for generations. He would relish the chance to plant the "indignant slap on the face" to those who have attempted to torpedo him.
Yes. I believe good will prevail over evil... and I hope the scumbags will be brought to true justice... though I'm not holding my breath on the latter.
I consider Townhall a very credible source and I can't disagree with a word of the post.
The FBI may very well clear Kavanaugh , but beltway opinion most likely won't, I am leaning NO...
As much as I hate to admit, I would say no... they not only Borked, The Judge was also Palined, and that is going to leave a mark.
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read on you nay sayers and negative nanny's ...
There is absolutely no doubt Judge Kavanaugh should become Justice Kavanaugh.
The stinking liberals in the Republican Party may already have made up their mind though, and they don't care about what is right or the truth.
After the FBI is done here shortly I still believe he will be seated on the highest court. I believe 1-3 Democrats will join in voting affirmative.
I thought yes until recently. I'm less sure now. Oddly, not due to the abuse allegation. though that started the crack. The degree of contentiousness is just so high, that I'm not convinced.
I'm going to change my yes to a firm maybe.
another good article ^^
"In the legal context, here is my bottom line," Mitchell said. "A 'he said, she said' case is incredibly difficult to prove. But this case is even weaker than that."
"the degree of contentiousness is just so high". There is the new narrative....his temperament is not consistent with a SCJ. Can't make phony sex charge stick so go to plan B (or is it C or D). It's amazing how all these dems and media hacks sing the same tune at the same time. You'd almost think it was orchestrated....
Rumor has it that there are unidentified witnesses that claim Nadler is a pedophile.
Accusations are truth!
its past time to kick these dems in the nads or the front hole (or both for some), step on their brainless heads and carry on with what needs to be done in the confirmation and seating of Kavanaugh... the lies and attacks of the dems will be never ending... there is no good thing as being a democrat, big or small, they are all turds that need flushed ..
Annony, I also heard that Feinstein had sex on her front lawn with her chauffeur and a young 15 yr old girl, beer bottles laying all around ... ...
Nadless is a moron... is it just me or do all these dems look like the council from "planet of the apes"?
Did the Swami call it like it was before it was a few days ago!! :-)
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I'm thinking the same thing. I suspected this may happen. None of us are going to change what's happening in the Beltway. If the FBI sticks to the scope that was outlined...and I suspect they already have most of this figured out already....I think and hope this will wrap up quickly. To take it to another step....if the FBI does indeed do a quick turnaround...I would not be surprised to see a floor vote scheduled for next Wednesday or Thursday.""""
Accelerated FBI investigation could lead to Kavanaugh confirmation vote this week
Luppe B. Luppen Contributor ,Yahoo News•October 1, 2018
The FBI appears to be preparing to bring the limited investigation of Christine Blasey Ford’s allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh to a rapid conclusion, limiting the delay negotiated Friday by Sen. Jeff Flake and setting the stage for a confirmation vote on Kavanaugh’s nomination this week.
Don Stewart, a spokesman for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, said that a floor vote on Kavanaugh would not take place on Monday even if the FBI investigation concludes Monday morning because the Senate’s rules for invoking cloture require several days’ delay. “If the [FBI’s] report comes in today,” Stewart said, “Leader [McConnell] could file cloture, setting up a Wednesday cloture vote, and Thursday confirmation.”
The deal brokered by Flake called for a cloture vote no later than this Friday. But word that the FBI could finish the review by Monday morning — and the Sunday night dissemination of a memo by the Arizona prosecutor who questioned Ford during last week’s hearing — stoked fears among Democrats that a rushed confirmation vote could follow close behind.
The New York Times reported Sunday evening that the FBI’s “‘limited’ supplemental background check of Judge Kavanaugh could be finished by Monday morning.”
Also on Sunday evening, a five-page memo to “all Republican Senators” written by Rachel Mitchell, who was brought in by Republican senators on the judiciary committee to question Ford, appeared in the Washington Post. Mitchell’s memo applies withering skepticism to Ford’s testimony and says, “I do not think that a reasonable prosecutor would bring this case based on the evidence before the Committee.”
The previous day, the Times reported that the FBI had only been authorized to speak to four witnesses: Mark Judge, the friend of Kavanaugh’s who Ford had said was in the room during the alleged assault; Leyland Keyser, a friend of Ford’s who she says was a guest at the party where the alleged assault occurred but was not told about it; P.J. Smyth, another guest at the party, and Deborah Ramirez, who has also made an allegation that Kavanaugh assaulted her at a party at Yale University. Reportedly excluded from the list were Kavanaugh and Ford; Ford’s husband; Julie Swetnick, a separate accuser; a number of Kavanaugh’s Yale classmates who have come forward to challenge his testimony about his drinking, and any witnesses who could corroborate Ramirez’s or Swetnick’s accounts.
The New Yorker magazine Sunday evening recounted the obstacles that potential witnesses who are not on the list of four witnesses have encountered in their efforts to make contact with the FBI or Senate investigators. For instance, Mark Judge’s ex-girlfriend has hired a lawyer, Roberta Kaplan, and is reportedly seeking to provide information rebutting the account that Judge has provided through the press and written statements to the Judiciary Committee out of “a sense of civic duty to tell what she knows.”
Kaplan told the New Yorker that she has had no response from Senate investigators other than to say her emails had been “received,” and an FBI official suggested that she call a toll-free tip line. An anonymous Yale classmate, whom the New Yorker reports is attempting to corroborate Ramirez’s accusation, after multiple attempts to reach the FBI in Washington, D.C. and at a local field office, was similarly referred to a toll-free number and ended up submitting his information through an online portal.
I'm thinking yes....confirmed by a one vote majority.
This thing could out of hand faster than a rabbit gets banged. If Rameriz is indeed questioned and she can provide a corroborating witness to buttress her (Ramierez) testimony they (FBI) must follow that lead. They (Reps/Trump) best shut this ridiculous investigation of a 17 year old HS boy drinking beer thing down now or Fritz Budweiser himself will end up on the stand. Now this would be a bit difficult considering his present place of internment but the Dems or Jeff Flake would find a way.
with this idiot still in the Senate, Kavanaugh's confirmation is still up in the air .... this clown needs to go away ....
OTOH, Flake later said he was NOT referring to Kavanaugh when he said that.
From your link JTV....good news. Looks more and more the BK assault is backfiring.
In addition it was pitched yesterday by Lindsey Graham that BK be renominated if he doesn't get confirmed. Really puts the stalling red state Dems in pickle now. If they vote against him, they are on record immediately prior to election. (thank you for the delay DIFI!!!!). Should he not get confirmed this round, the renomination threat means that Red States have the opportunity to vote in new senator for the second round. Entirely possible that we get BK and pick up seats in the Senate. CHECKMATE
Glad to see Graham playing hardball.
In addition, NJ's sleezy Senator, Bob Menendez, now leads his opponent by just TWO points in the latest polling.
My inside source says Kavanaugh will be confirmed 53 - 47.
Okay gang......it DOES appear that Kavanaugh will be voted on and going my my word as stated above......I WAS WRONG. I really thought he'd never even get to a vote because of the Democrat bullsh*t and the scrotum-less Republican leadership. Even Lindsey Graham had the 'nads to finally stand up to these a**holes.
So......wrong I was, and DAMN glad of it! Got any hot sauce for that crow? ;-)
Be optimistic when at all possible! Life goes better that way.
We win this, probably with a vote of 53-47.
This is going to be the most widely anticipated Senate vote since Obamacare.