But after being sworn in, Kavanaugh struck a markedly more conciliatory tone. During my twelve years on the D.C. Circuit, a majority of my law clerks were women and nearly all of them went on to clerk at the Supreme Court.
In his speech at the ceremony, Kavanaugh said the emotional Senate confirmation process "tested" him, "but it did not change me". That process is over. My focus now is to be the best justice I can be.
Two other accusers stepped forward in the closing weeks of Kavanaugh's confirmation process to allege that he had behaved inappropriately with them while in high school and college.
First Lady Melania Trump will not attend Monday night's swearing-in ceremony, her spokesperson told CBS News.
Only Samuel Alito and Stephen Breyer participated in White House events after they had been sworn in and begun work as justices, according to the court's records on the current crop of justices.
Kavanaugh also noted the first group of clerks he's hired as a justice are all women, a first in the history of the Supreme Court. "I'm proud that all four of my newly hired law clerks at the Supreme Court are women". The latter three all worked for other Republican-nominated judges. "That is who I am".
"It was all made up, it was fabricated and it's a disgrace", he said. "Horrible statements that were horribly untrue that he knew nothing about". It was a disgraceful situation brought about by people who were evil.
Addressing the convention of International Association of Chiefs of Police in Orlando Monday afternoon, Trump again painted Kavanaugh as a victim.
He has denied the claims made by several women.
Then, just as his confirmation seemed inevitable, 11th-hour allegations emerged that Kavanaugh sexually assaulted a 15-year-old girl while at high school and exposed himself to a female classmate at an alcohol-fueled dorm party at Yale University. Joe Manchin of West Virginia. "The main base of the Democrats have shifted so far left that we'll end up being Venezuela".
Since justices serve lifetime appointments, the political consequences are likely to last long beyond Trump's administration.
President Trump referenced the sexual assault allegations against Kavanaugh by issuing an apology to him at the top of his remarks and blaming a campaign of "lies". McConnell called the current partisan divide a "low point", but he blamed Democrats.
"Mr. President, thank you for everything", he said.
Last month, Abe hinted that he was prepared to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un "to break the shell of mutual distrust". USA officials have maintained, however, that verified denuclearization remains a precondition for sanctions relief .
Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens , 98, spoke about the Kavanaugh nomination on Thursday in Florida. Christine Blasey Ford publicly accused him of sexually assaulting her when they were teenagers.
Shaw and Pujara, who came one down, however, maintained their calm and punished the bad deliveries to complete half-centuries. KL Rahul was disappointing, Rahane fell after getting a start, Kohli is unbeaten on 72 but the day belonged to Shaw.
Melania Trump also laughed after one of the baby elephants made a sudden move and she momentarily lost her footing. Agency for International Development, whose funding President Trump has twice proposed slashing by almost a third.
Kemar Roach returned home for the funeral of his grandmother, and captain Jason Holder withdrew because of an ankle injury. He also produced a delightful straight drive on way to reaching his half-century which came off 56 balls.
Ford, and the rushed, incomplete investigation that came out of it. "Avenge her in November", he tweeted with artwork of Ford. Pumping their fists and carrying signs, a few hundred people climbed the east steps of the Capitol for the demonstration.
He can build bridges of understanding and unity and form a great team to address the challenges that are facing our country. Buhari slammed the fact that lopsided party structures continued to muscle aspirants unfairly out of primaries .
With that in mind, this is the starting XI Jose Mourinho has chosen for Saturday's match against Newcastle United at Old Trafford. The result is also said to have been the last straw as it relates to the decision on Mourinho's future at the club.
You have to call the manager of any country and say can you leave players out and he says I am under pressure as well'. So far this season they have played 24 games in all competitions and scored nine.
While protesting outside of the US Senate building in Washington, the 37-year-old was joined by a young woman's mom. Comedian Amy Schumer and model Emily Ratajkowski were among 302 people held for demonstrating against the nominee.
Melania Trump gives thumbs-up to Kavanaugh
Pumping their fists and carrying signs, a few hundred people climbed the east steps of the Capitol for the demonstration. Daines worked as an executive in Gianforte's software company, RightNow Technologies, until 2012, when he won the U.S.
Petrol prices drop by Rs 5 in BJP-ruled states
They were raised a day after the polls got over. 1 drop by oil marketing companies, taking the cut in fuel prices to Rs. 2.50. The recent reduction in Value-Added Tax and excise duty is due to elections in 5 states in November-December.
Pompeo to visit China Monday
The Chinese ship almost collided with the U.S. destroyer during the exchange, which was described as "unsafe and unprofessional". But China said in a statement the country has irrefutable claims over the islands in the sea and the waters around them.
Yelich, Brewers top Tigers; Central tiebreaker vs Cubs looms
Corey Knebel (4-3), who pitched a scoreless seventh inning, was credited with the win. "I don't pay attention to it", Baez said. Both to divvy up divisions, too. "We're a team that relies on our bullpen", Brewers manager Craig Counsell said.