Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), the committee's chairman, announced the hearing for President Trump's nominee to replace former Justice Anthony Kennedy will start on September 4 and last three to four days. The questioning of Judge Kavanaugh will begin on Wednesday, September 5.
Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, released a statement on Friday calling Kavanaugh "exceptionally well-qualified" and "a fair arbiter of the law".
The deal, struck by Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA) and the Bush library, would only turn over records from Kavanaugh's two years as Senior Associate Counsel in the Bush White House, and not his three years as Staff Secretary and Assistant to the President, and would allow Bush's legal team to select which documents the public will see.
Kavanaugh once helped write the Starr Report, which outlined broad grounds on which to impeach President Clinton for his role in the Monica Lewinsky scandal.
White House spokesman Raj Shah praised Grassley for his review of Kavanaugh's career and the upcoming hearings. "It's time for the American people to hear directly from Judge Kavanaugh". "He's a mainstream judge".
Kavanaugh has amassed a solidly conservative judicial record as an appeals court judge for 12 years.
While Democrats have argued that Republicans are rushing the process for the lifetime appointment without proper vetting, Grassley took the opposite position on Friday, adding that at their current pace, "we have plenty of time to review the rest of emails and other records that we will receive from President Bush and the National Archives".
With support from Democrat Senator Joe Manchin and Republican Rand Paul, Kavanaugh's confirmation is all but certain.
The coalition letters, organized by Open the Government, come on the heels of similar letters from Schumer and Judiciary Committee Democrats.
Every day, Republican obstruction of Kavanaugh's record gets worse and worse.
Breitbart News' Ken Klukowski has pointed out that Kavanaugh's opinions have been in the public domain for years and Kavanaugh "returned the most comprehensive, bipartisan Senate questionnaire in the history of the Judiciary Committee".
This announcement comes after the committee has received the largest number of ExecutiveBranch records ever for the consideration of a Supreme Court nominee.
That scheduling tees up the GOP to meet its goal of getting President Donald Trump's pick seated on the high court by the time its term begins in early October, barring unforeseen obstacles or a breakthrough by Democrats who are pushing to derail Kavanaugh's confirmation.
Tsitsipas showed his nerve right from the start, as he surprised Djokovic (and everyone else watching) with a 5-2 game lead. Tsitsipas saved another match point before converting his fifth set point at 13-11 when Zverev sprayed a return wide.
Chip stocks fell after Morgan Stanley downgraded the USA semiconductor industry, saying upside to estimates is hard to come by. Declining issues outnumbered advancing ones on the NYSE by a 1.04-to-1 ratio; on Nasdaq, a 1.10-to-1 ratio favored advancers.
She previously stated in an interview on Friday with NPR that she has heard Trump on an Apprentice tape using the racial slur . While she doesn't provide direct evidence, she cites three unnamed sources who attest to the existence of the tape. "Lowlife.
So with a team of paleontologists, Fitzgerald and Mullaly returned to the beach previous year , which was south of Melbourne. He contacted Erich Fitzgerald, a paleontologist at the Museums Victoria in Melbourne, which announced the find on Thursday.
Ryanair only recognised trade unions for the first time in December 2017 and has been beset by industrial action . But Ryanair pilots have long claimed that they earn less than their counterparts at budget airlines like EasyJet.
It's been a good pre-season by all accounts and a full-season of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang would suggest goals won't be a problem. Sergio Aguero hit the ground running with a brace in the Community Shield win and will lead the line against Arsenal .
Find a dark spot well after sundown, get comfortable in a place you can lay back to get a wide view of the sky and be patient. If you're counting meteors, notice there are times when numerous meteors are visible followed by a near absence of activity.
Jorginho coolly converted the penalty. "And I think the good thing about it, you look at Man City and you look at Liverpool . Sarri's half-time talk proves effective: There was some cause for concern after Chelsea's first-half performance.
Montreal unemployment rate inches up in July
Nationally, Statistics Canada says the country added 54,100 jobs in July and the national unemployment rate fell to 5.8 per cent. Average hourly wages in July, a figure watched closely by the central bank, rose by 3.0 percent from a year earlier.
Sarri not aiming to repeat Napoli formula at Chelsea
It was a flawless start for both players, too , with Kepa keeping a clean sheet and Jorginho scoring his first goal for the club. I saw our spirit, togetherness and good attitude today, which is what we will need to be competitive this season.
Sidhu likely to attend Imran Khan's swearing
Modi said good neighbourly relations to promote peace and prosperity in the region were vital for New Delhi's Neighbourhood First policy. "I will try to work with all stakeholders", he said.
Elon Musk sued over proposal to take Tesla private
The US Securities and Exchange Commission is understood to have already opened an inquiry into Mr Musk's tweets. Shorting a stock can temporarily lower its price, making short investors a frequent target of CEO wrath.
Erdogan warns US of harming its own interests, security
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan struck a defiant note in a series of Twitter messages shortly before Trump's announcement. Turkey has accused Andrew Craig Brunson of spying and " committing crimes on behalf of terror groups without being a member".
Emery in spotlight as Arsenal begin life without Wenger
In defence, Benjamin Mendy with his bombarding runs and decent defensive skills looks certain to start in the left back position. He'll be among the players Arsenal will have to keep a close eye on if they're to stand any chance of getting a result.