Sen. Corker: In "different political environment" Kavanaugh would be "confirmed overwhelmingly"

Published: Sep. 27, 2018 at 7:35 PM EDT
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Following the close of a hearing that lasted over eight hours, Senator Lamar Alexander and Senator Bob Corker released statements confirming their support for Brett Kavanaugh.

"I will vote to confirm Judge Kavanaugh because of his 26 years of distinguished public service and his reputation as a superior jurist, lawyer and teacher," Lamar's statement says.

Senator Bob Corker announced his support for Kavanaugh as well saying, "There is no question that Judge Kavanaugh is qualified to serve on the Supreme Court, and in a different political environment, he would be confirmed overwhelmingly."

President Donald Trump announced his support for Kavanaugh as well.

On Twitter, the president said. "Judge Kavanaugh showed America exactly why I nominated him"

Read more on the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing


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