Judge Brett Kavanaugh stands before the Senate Justice Committee for his first day of the confirmation hearing, which begins today at 7 am / 10 pm ET in Washington, DC – and you can watch it live here.
Kavanaugh is President Donald Trump's second nomination to the Supreme Court. He wants to replace Justin Anthony Kennedy, who announced his resignation from the court on June 27. With a lifelong appointment – and only two months away from midterm elections – the usual partisan segregation in Capitol Hill is even more pronounced than usual: The Day Negotiations began with Democrats in the committee demanding a postponement to give them more time to cover tens of thousands of pages Seeing documents released by the White House just last night, even as off-camera protesters could be heard
Trump's first Supreme Court nominee, Judge Neil Gorsuch, was confirmed by the Senate in January with a 54-45 vote with three Democrats who joined all 51
It is the beginning of a busy week of Congress in Washington. In addition to Kavanaugh's confirmation hearings,were invited to demonstrate on Wednesday to discuss voting and perceived bias in social media.
- What: Day 1 of Senate Justice Committee Confirmation hearings for Judge Brett Kavanaugh
- When: Start on September 4, 2018 at 7 pm PT / 10 pm ET
- Location: Washington, DC
- Channels: Most News Channels, YouTube and More
How to Watch Live
Kavanaugh hearings are broadcast live on most 24-hour news programs and are also broadcast online. You can see the YouTube stream from CNET's sister site, CBS News, at the top of this story.
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