The letter notes that Kavanaugh has hired more women than men as law clerks, and has sent 84 per cent of them to clerkships at the Supreme Court.
Grassley, whose committee will first consider Kavanaugh's nomination, told Fox Business today that his Tuesday meeting with Kavanaugh left him with the impression of "a person that's well-versed in the law, very respected by other judges, quite - I should say great faith to interpreting the law, not stretching the law, following congressional intent".
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Ms Elliott, who is originally from Virginia, said she is hopeful there could be a state visit by Mr Trump next year. May welcomed Trump's decision to "engage" with Russian President Vladimir Putin in the Finnish capital on July 16.
Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.), a potential presidential candidate, said this week that senators should press Kavanaugh to recuse himself from matters pertaining to special counsel Robert S. Mueller III's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, which has reached deep into Trump's inner circle.
"I will do extensive research, consult with a lot of people, do an in-depth personal interview and watch the hearings", Collins said.
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The letter comes as his backers try to head off tough questions Kavanaugh is likely to face on issues like abortion and gay rights.
Republican state Sen. Leah Vukmir said that "Baldwin's obstruction on Judge Kavanaugh's appointment is proof that she'd rather stand with her liberal activist San Francisco donors than uphold the Constitution. Stop playing political games and help us #StopKavanaugh". "We call it an attempt to bork the nominee", the Kentucky Republican said during a speech on the Senate floor, The Hill reported. "Some things are worth fighting for", Fallon said.
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The twice champion broke back but squandered four set points in the second set tiebreak, with a double fault on one of them. Nadal caught Del Potro napping in the fifth game, the big man slipping on the worn baseline dust as he was broken to love.
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Then when Sauber's Marcus Ericsson skidded off with 19 laps left, Hamilton was handed another lifeline with a safety auto . That is what the statistics say", the Austrian told reporters over lunch at the British Grand Prix .