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John Dean, Theodore Olson among Kavanaugh witnesses

Democrats are planning to call John Dean, who served as White House counsel during the Nixon presidency, to testify in opposition to Judge Brett Kavanaugh next week during his Supreme Court confirmation hearings, according to a release Thursday from Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa.

Judge orders Starr grand jury leak report to be released

A federal judge Wednesday ordered the release of a 1999 report that could show if Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh was involved in leaks of grand jury secrets when he worked with special counsel Ken Starr investigating President Bill Clinton.

Senate Dems file FOIA for documents on Kavanaugh

Senate Democrats on the Judiciary Committee filed several Freedom of Information Requests for records involving Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh during his time at the White House, the latest move in a partisan battle over trying to obtain documents related to the judge as part of his Senate confirmation process.

Feinstein 'alarmed' by access denial on Trump's Supreme Court pick

Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California, the top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee, said she is "alarmed" by the National Archives decision to withhold documents related to the Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, saying Democrats on the panel need the information.

Republicans won't budge on Kavanaugh documents

Republicans on Thursday drew a firm line against requests for records from Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's time as White House staff secretary, as Democrats contended that the GOP is privately engaging in an underhanded process to further limit documents the Senate Judiciary Committee would ultimately see.

In private, Kavanaugh hints at views on Mueller

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has privately told senators he views the appointment of a special counsel by the Justice Department as appropriate, a comment that could shed new light about his views of Robert Mueller's investigation into Donald Trump's presidential campaign, according to sources familiar with the meetings.

Democratic senator to meet with Kavanaugh next week

West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin will meet with President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Judge Brett Kavanaugh, on July 30, according to an aide to the senator, making him the first Democratic senator to schedule a meeting with the Supreme Court nominee.

Mitch McConnell predicts Kavanaugh confirmation by October 1

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Friday that he expects confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh to begin "in late August or early September" and that Kavanaugh, who he described as an "all-star," would be confirmed in time to be on the court for its new term on October 1.

Trump called George W. Bush to discuss Brett Kavanaugh

President Donald Trump called former President George W. Bush on Monday afternoon to inform him that Brett Kavanaugh was going to be the pick for the Supreme Court, Freddy Ford, Bush's chief of staff, confirmed to CNN.

Rosenstein asks prosecutors to assist with Kavanaugh document review

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein sent an email Tuesday to the US attorneys' offices around the country requesting help with reviewing documents in connection with President Donald Trump's nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, according to a source familiar with the request.

Pence: 'I do' still want Roe v. Wade to be overturned

Vice President Mike Pence said Tuesday that he still wants Roe v. Wade to be overturned, but declined to say if President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh will comply with the campaign promise to do away with the landmark ruling that legalized abortion nationwide.