The Kentucky Republican told The Associated Press in an interview Wednesday that Democratic threats to investigate President Donald Trump's finances and businesses would "help the president get re-elected" in 2020.
She said: "It saddens me because our judicial system has been viewed as one of the main pillars of our constitutional government".
Mr Kavanaugh denied the allegations and during a Senate hearing on September 27 accused Democrats of an "orchestrated political hit".
Enthusiasm is also sky high - 62 percent of Democrats say they are extremely or very enthusiastic to vote, compared to 55 percent last month. To justify their decision, the GOP pointed to comments from then-Senator Joe Biden in 1992, as well as Chuck Schumer in 2007; each Democrat had laid out a vision to thwart a Republican president from filling a potential SCOTUS vacancy in a presidential election year. Even the reporter who broke the story said it wasn't me or my staff.
Trump began a ceremonial swearing-in for the Supreme Court justice in the East Room of the White House with the politicized and controversial declaration that Kavanaugh and his family deserved an apology for the confirmation process.
President Donald Trump has said Alaskans "will never forgive" Murkowski and that she'll "never recover" politically. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., listen as Christine Blasey Ford testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday, Sept, 27, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington.
"Did she leak that?"
"On behalf of our nation, I want to apologize to Brett and the entire Kavanaugh family for the bad pain and suffering you have been forced to endure", Trump said.
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In similar news, a national survey conducted October 1-2 by Rasmussen found that 65 percent of likely USA voters thought the Senate's handling of Kavanaugh's nomination was "poor".
Kavanaugh had to appear again before the committee to defend himself against Ford's accusations.
The Senate majority leader suggested that he's "not changing" course on the question of whether the Senate should consider and confirm a Supreme Court nominee during a presidential election year. "Ninety-nine percent. See, now I can't get sued".
He also praised Republican Sen.
Since then, the "lock her up" chant has nearly exclusively been used for the former first lady, however, that all changed during Trump's rally in Council Bluffs, Iowa.
He tells reporters aboard Air Force One, "I just can't leave now".
The rally in Council Bluffs, across the Missouri river from Omaha, Nebraska, was Trump's latest stop on a busy tour campaigning for Republican candidates in the lead-up to midterms that will determine control of Congress.
Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, and Sen.
Brett Kavanaugh rose beyond the rancor of his confirmation battle on his first day as a Supreme Court justice on October 9, asking several questions during oral arguments alongside a collegial group of fellow justices.