WASHINGTON – Now that the Senate has moved to advance Brett Kavanaugh, four conflicted senators will decide the fate of President Donald Trump’s nominee for the Supreme Court.
The quartet of senators – Republicans Susan Collins of Maine, Jeff Flake of Arizona and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, and Democrat Joe Manchin of West Virginia – have given mixed signals on what they’ll do when the final vote occurs, which is expected as early as Saturday.
Following heated confirmation hearings, explosive public protests and a last-minute FBI investigation into sexual misconduct allegations, Kavanaugh’s ascension to the nation’s highest court will depend on these four senators:
Collins voted to end debate on Kavanaugh’s confirmation, paving the way for a final vote. But that doesn’t mean she’s a “yes”‘ for the nominee.
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