On the night before the confirmation hearings for President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, 42,000 documents containing legal opinions, emails and other records pertaining to Kavanaugh were distributed to the Senate Judiciary Committee. After several calls to release this information over the past several months, Democratic leaders expressed discontent over having little time to review the new materials. During the first day of Kavanaugh's confirmation hearing, Democrats called for the session to adjourn. Presiding chairman of the committee and Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley refused over the shouts of protesters in the room. “It doesn’t matter what’s in the those documents, there is almost an infinitesimally low probability that anything...
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Politics Day: Partisan Conflict Start Kavanaugh Confirmation Hearings