National Archives may not finish reviewing Kavanaugh documents before end of October

National Archives may not finish reviewing Kavanaugh documents before end of October

National Archives may not finish reviewing Kavanaugh documents before end of October

Republicans have protested that the number of documents is more than the number requested for the previous five Supreme Court nominees combined.

Grassley last week asked Bush's presidential library for the paperwork without the documents from Kavanaugh's staff secretary years. What is clear, however, is that if Republicans do find a pretext for ramming Kavanaugh's confirmation through before the midterm elections, they would likely have to do so with incomplete information about his past.

Any delay could mean that Kavanaugh, if ultimately approved by the Republican-led Senate, could still miss the October 1 start of the Supreme Court's term and that the final confirmation vote could take place close to the November 6 USA congressional elections. In response, Bush representative William Burck wrote a letter to Schumer this week saying that the former president has requested a "thorough review" of documents, with representatives from three major law firms vetting the records before they're turned over to Congress.

Hatch and other Republican senators criticized Democrats for their attempts to obstruct the confirmation of Kavanaugh.

The National Archives letter arrived amid a larger fight over how many documents from Kavanaugh's past the committee should review before a confirmation vote.

"I think it's more than enough for the Democrats to make a rational decision about supporting Judge Kavanaugh", Sen.

Hatch said Kavanaugh is a "choir boy" who has "not offended anybody as far as I can see".

Democrats have demanded documentation related to Kavanaugh's time in the Bush White House, where he served as a lawyer and then as staff secretary, an important position that controls the flow of documentation to and from the Oval Office. "We don't know what they've held back, or why".

During Thursday's press conference with Republicans leaders on the Senate Judiciary Committee, GOP senators stood in front of over 167 boxes that each can hold roughly 6,000 pages labeled "Kavanaugh Files" to show the massive amount of pages already being made available. Chris Coons of DE said at a hearing Wednesday that the Senate should receive even more documents than what Grassley had requested.

Orrin Hatch criticized the partisan fighting surround the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. "The Bush Library will produce to us over 125,000 pages today", said the aide.

"I have told my caucus that I'm waiting, and I think majority are following me", Schumer told The New York Times last month. Democrats had also requested more documents from the National Archives from Kavanaugh's time as staff secretary to Bush. "I'm exhausted of the partisanship and frankly we didn't treat their candidates for these positions the way they're treating ours".

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