July 21, 2018
Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley met with President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh July 12. (Photo by Office of Senator Chuck Grassley)
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Senators on the Judiciary Committee are likely to vote on Kavanaugh's confirmation on Sept. 20 with a vote by the full Senate the following week.
The week of hearings on Kavanaugh's nomination began with a sense of inevitability that the 53-year-old appellate judge eventually will be confirmed
The debate could interfere with Republicans' goal of swiftly confirming President Donald Trump's pick for the court
Judge Brett Kavanaugh responded to a Senate Judiciary Committee questionnaire that probes his career as an attorney and jurist, his service in the executive branch, education, society memberships and more.