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Supreme Court, Senate, American Bar Association discussed on 24 Hour News


Yet correspondent, Linda Kenyon committee. Vote would start the clock running for a series of procedural votes by the full Senate starting this weekend and ending with a final vote on the cabin on nomination early next week Republicans hope cavenaugh testimony was strong enough to sway some members of their own caucus who have not yet decided including important swing votes from Senator Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski operating on a razor thin margin. The majority Republicans can barely stand to lose those two votes during the hearing judge Cavanaugh noted that the American Bar Association had given him its highest rating for the supreme court ABA is calling on the committee to put things on hold and have the F B I investigate the allegations. Correspondent Emily row. The American Bar says he did issue. A statement saying that the confirmation of Brett Caldas should be delayed until an FBI investigation has been reopened a. Huge statement from that body Robert Karlsson, head of the ABA said in a letter to the committee deciding to proceed without conducting additional investigation would not only have a lasting impact on the senate's reputation. But it will also negatively affect the great trust necessary for the American people to have in the supreme court. The letter goes on to say, the Senate must remain an institution that will reliably follow the law and not politics supreme court analysts Kate Shaw, really important just in terms of its role in our system, sometimes the court does unpopular things, and we respect what it does whether or not we agree with it. Because we believe it stands apart from politics always been kind of the role of the supreme court. And I think that there is some worried whatever happens with this nomination the court looks much more political than it has in our history house was pleased by judge Kavanagh's appearance. Correspondent Jeff Zeleny president was thrilled. By how the day ended up on folding. He said that it was honest powerful in riveting, but it wasn't. Always that way. There was a high level of.

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