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Oct 6, 2018 5 tweets 2 min read
Crowd chanting, Hey, hey, ho, ho, Kavanaugh has got to go." He's inside being sworn in as a Justice Police now moving protesters off the steps.
Oct 6, 2018 5 tweets 1 min read
As one Senator leaves the floor, we can hear the screaming of protesters being escorted out of the galleries Some Senators leaving before vote is final. "This is a sad day," said Sen Kamala Harris D-CA
Oct 6, 2018 5 tweets 2 min read
Big crowd just rushed up the Capitol steps Police were scrambling inside but so far the demonstrators are staying outside. Many about to be arrested
Oct 6, 2018 6 tweets 2 min read
Several rallies going on now on the lawn between the Capitol and the Supreme Court Over toward the Supreme Court
Oct 6, 2018 8 tweets 2 min read
Sen Lisa Murkowski R-AK says even though she opposes Kavanaugh, she will vote 'Present' - so Sen Daines can stay at his daughter's wedding That is what is known as a "pair" - it used to be a common practice in the Senate when Senators were absent
Oct 5, 2018 6 tweets 2 min read
Senate votes 51-49 for cloture on the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh. Next, up to 30 hours of debate Some intense discussions with top Republicans on the Senate floor in the immediate aftermath of the vote
Oct 5, 2018 4 tweets 1 min read
I couldn't hear Murkowski -my colleagues say she was a "No" MANCHIN AYE - that means a 51-49 vote at a minimum
Oct 5, 2018 10 tweets 2 min read
For you vote counters out there, Sen Ben Sasse R-NE is a "Yes" on Kavanaugh The Senate is now in session. Sen Shelley Moore Capito R-WV, a grad of Holton-Arms, is in the chair
Oct 5, 2018 8 tweets 2 min read
I'm late to this, but let's run through the jobs numbers. 134,000 jobs created in September, less than the 2018 monthly average Big headline is that unemployment dropped to 3.7 percent, which is the lowest since October of 1969
Oct 4, 2018 4 tweets 1 min read
BREAKING - Judge Kavanaugh authors opinion piece in the Wall Street Journal - "I'm an Independent, Impartial Judge" wsj.com/articles/i-am-… Kavanaugh: "I was very emotional last Thursday....I said a few things I should not have said"
Oct 4, 2018 4 tweets 2 min read
In the Hart Senate Office Building, dozens of anti-Kavanaugh demonstrators chanting, "Whose Senate? Our Senate!" Here's the line of people being taken out by Capitol Police. They are chanting, "We believed Anita Hill. We believe Christine now"
Oct 4, 2018 5 tweets 2 min read
Senate Dems now arriving at the Capitol SCIF for their time on the FBI Kavanaugh report Reporters staking out near the SCIF in the Capitol
Oct 4, 2018 5 tweets 2 min read
While Senators read FBI file in the Capitol SCIF, Senate to convene at 11 am; Dem Senators to speak at 11 on Kavanaugh/FBI file On the floor, the Kavanaugh nomination is the pending business. Cloture vote to take place one hour after the Senate convenes on Friday
Oct 3, 2018 5 tweets 1 min read
The White House announces that President Trump is donating his Q2 salary to the Small Business Administration SH Sanders opens her part of the briefing by blasting Democrats over Kavanaugh nomination, calling it a 'complete and total disgrace'
Oct 3, 2018 4 tweets 1 min read
McConnell starts the day on the Senate floor by again saying there will be a Kavanaugh vote this week - but has not filed cloture yet Schumer says President Trump's remarks last night about Ford were 'reprehensible' and 'despicable'
Oct 3, 2018 4 tweets 2 min read
While the focus right now is on Kavanaugh - what's being overshadowed by his confirmation fight jamiedupree.blog.ajc.com/2018/10/03/wha… Another thing that caught my eye - the party switchers in the House on the latest GOP tax cut bill
Oct 1, 2018 7 tweets 1 min read
Asked about the new US-Mexico-Canada trade deal, the President says it's "not NAFTA re-done; it's a brand new deal" The President says even with this new deal, he will keep tariffs in place on imported steel and aluminum from Canada & Mexico
Sep 28, 2018 6 tweets 2 min read
Senate Judiciary Committee statement on Kavanaugh delay BREAKING: Senate Judiciary Committee asks Trump Administration to have FBI review certain allegations against Judge Kavanaugh jamiedupree.blog.ajc.com/2018/09/28/kav…
Sep 28, 2018 6 tweets 1 min read
Flake wants to delay the Senate floor vote for up to a week "We ought to do what we can that we do all due diligence," Flake adds. Sounds like committee vote will go ahead, but not floor vote
Sep 28, 2018 5 tweets 1 min read
Kavanaugh nomination will be heading to the Senate floor Senate Judiciary Committee now in session. Not clear how quick they vote on the Kavanaugh nomination.
Sep 27, 2018 108 tweets 13 min read
I'm in the room and getting set up The view from the other side of the witness table. Right now, it's like early pre-boarding. Soon it will be elbow to elbow at the press table