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In a dramatic interaction Thursday morning during Senate Judiciary Committee hearings on the Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh, Sen.

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh declared Wednesday that "no one is above the law in our Constitution", including the executive branch, as the second day of his confirmation hearing began.

Turning Point USA founder Charlie Kirk was confronted by a protest organizer as he interviewed demonstrators outside the Senate confirmation hearings for Brett Kavanaugh. The New Jersey Democrat indicated that by releasing the documents, he's engaging in "civil disobedience".

"Running for president is no excuse for violating the rules of the Senate", Cornyn snapped, referencing speculation that Booker might make a bid for White House in 2020.

However, Dick Durbin, the number two Democrat in the Senate, immediately spoke in solidarity with Booker.

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As a part of the special counsel investigating then-President Bill Clinton, Kavanaugh believed a president could be indicted. Wade ", Kavanaugh said. "Don't tell me there is no such thing as gun violence", he said, describing his family as "broken".

In the 2002 email, Kavanaugh said that although he favored race-neutral policies in policing, there was an "interim question of what to do before a truly effective and comprehensive race-neutral system is developed and implemented". "How many times are you going to tell us this?" he asked.

It all might be moot, as the Judiciary Committee cleared the racial profiling document as part of 93 pages the committee officially released by the committee after the Booker-Cornyn exchange.

Kavanaugh at the time was involved in the judicial confirmation process for the White House, and on Wednesday Leahy zeroed in on testimony Kavanaugh later gave during his confirmation to a lower court judgeship.

Democratic Senator Mazie Hirono of Hawaii also tweeted in support of Booker, saying: "Yesterday, I referred to a "Committee confidential" document where Judge Kavanaugh questioned the validity of programs that benefit Native Hawaiian programs, and by extension, Alaska Natives".

If he is approved by the panel, his nomination goes to the entire Senate, where Republicans will hold a slim 51-49 majority when Republican Jon Kyl fills the seat of the late Arizona Senator John McCain. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn. "Just because there's a Senate rule doesn't mean it can be misapplied, misconstrued or misused". I hope my other colleagues will join me.

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It was the second major road collapse in Kolkata in recent years. "He had gone to visit relatives when the incident happened". One man at the site told reporters that they heard a loud sound in the evening and the power supply in the area had gone off.

Booker, frustrated, replied that the email is locked away in a private room somewhere for only Senate committee members to see. It's also believed that Kavanaugh will likely overturn Roe V. Wade, the legal precedent that has ensured access to abortion for women across the United States at a federal level.

Kavanaugh, however, declined to answer how he would rule on whether President Donald Trump, who nominated him to the high court, could be subpoenaed to answer questions from special counsel Robert Mueller about Trump's 2016 campaign's links to Russian Federation and whether Trump, as president, obstructed justice by trying to thwart the investigation. "That is the coin of the realm", Kavanaugh said, "that's a very common kind of discussion". He repeated his previous comments that cases since Roe v. Wade have upheld the decision and established "precedent upon precedent".

After an explosive line of questioning by Sen. "There are rules, and it's frustrating to be told no on something you're passionate about".

Republicans hope to confirm Kavanaugh in time for the first day of the new Supreme Court term, October 1. In the years since, conservative legal activists have vowed to appoint judges whose votes on the matter could firmly be predicted, a mission that fell in part to Judge Kavanaugh when he was an associate counsel to President George W. Bush. Kavanaugh promised a "completely open mind" if such issues came before him as a judge.

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