Joshua Mercer

October 9, 2018

LOOP: Trump apologizes to Kavanaugh over brutal confirmation battle

  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 9 TRUMP APOLOGIZES  President Trump invited Justice Brett Kavanaugh and his family to the White House for a ceremonial swearing-in. President Trump said: “On behalf
October 8, 2018

LOOP: Justice Kavanaugh joins the Court

  MONDAY, OCTOBER 8 – COLUMBUS DAY OBSERVED JUSTICE KAVANAUGH SWORN IN  After the Senate confirmed him 50-48, Brett Kavanaugh was sworn in as the 114th Supreme
October 5, 2018

LOOP: Swing senators praise FBI report on Kavanaugh

    FRIDAY, OCTOBER 5 SWING SENATORS PRAISE FBI REPORT  Senators Susan Collins, R-ME, and Jeff Flake, R-AZ, praised the the FBI’s supplemental background investigation of sexual
October 4, 2018

LOOP: Kavanaugh final vote set for Saturday

  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4 KAVANAUGH VOTE SET FOR SATURDAY  Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell filed cloture on Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court, setting up
October 3, 2018

LOOP: Christine Ford’s testimony scrutinized

  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 3 QUESTIONS ARISE OVER POLYGRAPH TESTS   A man who dated Christine Ford for six years claims that he witnessed Ford instructing a close
October 2, 2018

LOOP: Kavanaugh vote this week, says McConnell

  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 2 McCONNELL: KAVANAUGH VOTE THIS WEEK  Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said the Senate would vote this week on the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh
October 1, 2018

LOOP: Supreme Court opens term with 8 justices

    MONDAY, OCTOBER 1 SUPREME COURT TERM BEGINS   The Supreme Court starts its new term today without a ninth justice. But a full Senate vote
September 30, 2018

Prosecutor: “A ‘he said, she said’ case is incredibly difficult to prove. But this case is even weaker than that.”

The following memo was written to Senate Republicans by Prosecutor Rachel Mitchell (who questioned Dr. Ford and Judge Kavanaugh) last Thursday. Here are five pages of
September 28, 2018

LOOP: Kavanaugh provides passionate defense against charges

  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28 FORD AND KAVANAUGH TESTIFY  Christine Ford provided riveting testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee, claiming of Brett Kavanaugh: “I believed he was going