Shortly before the vote, Trump said Kavanaugh "will be a great justice of the Supreme Court". People took to social media, urging others not to support Maine's economy while Collins still serves as Maine's USA senator, some even using #boycottmaine. She described in her floor speech, in a professional and dispassionate manner, how she reached her conclusion.
Democrat activists claim to have raised $3 million already for a Collins opponent whose identify is not even known.
"It just goes to show you how narrow the thinking of the opposition to Kavanaugh was, that they would say those extremist. positions about a person that's been with them most of the time", Grassley said.
"We're just seeing the beginning here of the rehabilitation of Blasey Ford", said Limbaugh.
A crowd of people gathered outside Senator Susan Collins' home in Bangor.
The Press Herald reports that Fugelsang's declaration has struck a chord with his followers who are following suit, including the owner of a Texas restaurant chain who said he is moving his seafood orders to neighboring New England states. "Many of these Republicans are up in 2020, and our work to hold them accountable will begin immediately". "If Democrats regain power in either chamber of Congress, they must resolve to reopen the investigations that Republicans refused to conduct and demand the documents that the Trump White House worked to hide". Joe Manchin III of West Virginia, the remaining undecided Democrat, quickly announced he, too, would back Judge Kavanaugh's nomination, guaranteeing the judge a smooth vote Saturday.
"I hope a rallying cry for Republicans over the next 28 days, between now and the election, is, 'Remember Kavanaugh, '" he said.
Trump agreed, saying that Democrats "know no lows" and that she sees a double-standard. And, with my eyes surprisingly tearing up, I said, "Because she believes that it is the right thing to do, as an American".
As of Tuesday afternoon, a crowdsourcing effort to raise money against Sen.
As columnist Frida Ghitas wrote on CNN Saturday morning, "The FBI probe apparently did not find any corroborating evidence into allegations of sexual assault against Judge Brett Kavanaugh because it was never meant to do that".
Collins' wholehearted embrace of these vapid GOP talking points is emblematic of her entire justification for supporting Kavanaugh, which basically consisted of her closing her eyes and plugging her ears to information that would prove inconvenient to the creation of a conservative Supreme Court majority. "And on and on for about two weeks". Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., was leaked to the media.
"Surely, that is encouraged by what these congresswomen and senators are saying, and it's wrong", he said. For her, it comes down to believing that Kavanaugh will uphold Roe v. Wade. But it ought to be peaceful.