Brett Kavanaugh: protesters disrupt supreme court nominee's Senate hearing – live
Donald Trump’s pick, who could shift the top decisively to the right, begins his confirmation hearing before the Senate judiciary committee
Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley says there is "absolutely no reason" to delay Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation hearing pic.twitter.com/lUHnxtU3HE
Blumenthal’s request for a vote to delay the hearing is dismissed as “out of order” by the chairman. Blumenthal says that if his motion is ignored and the hearing goes ahead, “this process will be tainted and stained forever.”
“Motion is denied,” Grassley said.Continue reading...