LISTEN: Washington Examiner Chief Congressional Correspondent Susan Ferrechio On Political Stakes During A SCOTUS Confirmation: The Democrats Have More To Lose Than Republicans In Kavanaugh’s Nomination Process

INTERVIEW – Susan Ferrechio – chief congressional correspondent for the Washington Examiner – discussed latest congressional news  

  • SCOTUS NOMINATION BATTLE: Democrats demand access to potentially millions of files on Kavanaugh as Schumer vows to use ‘everything I’ve got’ to stop nomination. Democrats could bring Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation process to a halt with one simple demand – his paperwork. And Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer vowed to oppose President Donald Trump’s nominee with ‘everything I’ve got.’ The White House said Democrats will do what ever they can to slow down a vote on Kavanaugh.  ‘Democrats are going to look for any reason that they can poke at and find to try to delay this nomination,’ said White House spokesman Raj Shah Tuesday morning.  Schumer pledged to use all the weapons in his arsenal to stop Kavanaugh from joining the Supreme Court.  ‘President Trump with the nomination of Judge Kavanaugh has fulfilled two of his campaign promises – first to undo women’s reproductive freedom and second to undo the ACA,’ Schumer told CBS’ ‘This Morning.’ ‘So I will oppose him with everything I’ve got.’
  • JIM JORDAN ACCUSATIONS: Freedom Caucus says it’s behind Jordan ‘100 percent’. The House Freedom Caucus on Tuesday announced its full support of Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio), who is being accused by several former Ohio State University wrestlers of turning a blind eye to sexual assault allegations while he was a coach there. “Jim Jordan is a man of integrity, and we believe him and stand with him 100 percent,” the Freedom Caucus tweeted. “If he had seen or heard something, he would have acted.”
  • STRZOK / PAGE — Anti-Trump FBI lovebird defies subpoena: Ex-FBI lawyer Lisa Page plans to defy GOP subpoena to testify on anti-Trump texts

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