Republicans say that Kavanaugh has been vetted more than enough - Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, said on Thursday morning that it's time to move on.
In a statement Wednesday night after McConnell set the vote in motion, Ford's counsel wrote: "An FBI supplemental background investigation that did not include an interview of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford - nor the witnesses who corroborate her testimony - can not be called an investigation".
The California psychology professor has testified that a drunken Kavanaugh sexually abused her in a locked room at a high school party in the 1980s and has said she believed he was trying to rape her. Kavanaugh has denied her assertions and those of two other women, who have accused him of other instances of sexual misconduct in the 1980s.
In July, there was a 10-point gap between the number of Democrats and Republicans who said the midterm election was 'very important'.
Democratic Sen. Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota, who's considered the most vulnerable member of her party, announced Thursday she is a no vote.
The protester, referring to Kavanaugh, said "if he would take a polygraph it would all be over Senator".
However the Federal Bureau of Investigation did not examine allegations made by a third woman, Julie Swetnick, that Mr Kavanaugh was involved in the drugging and sexual assault of girls at house parties in the 1980s. He said he based his view on a briefing from committee aides and added, "This investigation found no hint of misconduct".
Lawyer Alan Abramson said he represented a friend of Ramirez's who was hoping to share an account of a conversation the two had in the early 1990s about an incident in her freshman year.
JACQUELYN MARTIN APSenator Susan Collins surrounded by reporters asking her questions about Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh
White House spokesman Raj Shah said the Trump administration was "fully confident" Kavanaugh had the necessary support.
Democrats claimed throughout the week that the FBI's additional background check was not sufficient due to its limited scope. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., said on NBC's Today show that the remarks were "kind of appalling".
Amid complaints that some lawmakers were being confronted outside their homes, McConnell claimed on the Senate floor that the protesters were "part of the organized effort" to derail Kavanaugh's nomination.
"All those mentioned above, and more, could easily have been interviewed in the time allotted" but were not, read the letter, sent by attorneys Debra Katz, Lisa Banks and Michael Bromwich, which was cc'd to top senators from both parties.
"So far I haven't heard back", Oh said Tuesday.
With Republicans clinging to a 51-49 Senate majority and five senators - including three Republicans - still publicly undeclared, the conservative jurist's prospects of Senate confirmation could hinge largely on the file's contents.
Speaking to reporters after reviewing the FBI report, Collins said it "appears to be a very thorough investigation". The FBI apparently did not talk speak with any of them.
Democrat Joe Manchin of West Virginia also has not declared how he'll vote.
Prof Ford's lawyer said eight people were not interviewed who could corroborate her claims, while Ms Ramirez's lawyer said more than 20 witnesses were not contacted.
On Wednesday, the three Republican senators key to Kavanaugh's approval blasted Trump for mocking Ford's memory lapses at a political rally.
"The harsh and unfair treatment of Judge Brett Kavanaugh is having an incredible upward impact on voters", Trump added. 'I will be voting no on Judge Kavanaugh'.
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Judge Kavanaugh's defenders counter that the accusations against him risk making the man a professional and social pariah. President Donald Trump has told reporters that it is a "difficult" and "scary" time for young men in the US.
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The bar fight report comes amid Kavanaugh's testimony in which he challenged claims that suggested he was a "sloppy drunk". The big banana-shaped sofa on the set of "Fox & Friends" has nearly always been safe space for President Donald Trump .
Trump made clear on Monday he considered the allegations politically motivated. "I want her to have her voice", Trump said. Utah Senator Orrin Hatch said The New Yorker piece including the second allegation is a Democratic "smear campaign".
The organization recommended that partners living in New York City "consider getting married in City Hall" before December 31. Diplomats can still obtain visas for their partners if they get married, including if they do so while in the United States.
Ford subjected herself to the test if she had no intention of coming forward publicly with her allegations. The pitched battle over Kavanaugh added to perceptions of Washington as paralyzed by partisan rancor.
The latest escalation is a result of China cancelling further trade talks with the U.S. according to media reports. The new tariffs begin at 10 percent, then will rise to 25 percent on January 1, 2019.
Korea FM: Peace possible, but only if US ends hostility
Pyongyang demands the removal of the 28,500 US troops stationed in the South to deter North Korean military adventurism. Post-summit nuclear negotiations between Washington and Pyongyang were rocky and quickly settled into a stalemate.
Trains stopped as strong typhoon nears
The storm has disrupted air travel, with an unspecified number of flights suspended Sunday, according to public broadcaster NHK. East Japan Railway Co. shut down all of its train services in the Tokyo Metropolitan area around 8 p.m.
Wolves wanted Simmons in potential Butler trade
The Timberwolves would fulfill Butler's wish and relieve the negative tension that has been plaguing them throughout the process. The Miami Heat , who have been among the most aggressive teams pursuing a trade for Butler, find the price too high.
Modric, Marta win Best FIFA player 2018 awards
However, the awardees were selected based on voting from national team coaches and captains as well as a number of journalists. France boss Didier Deschamps picked up the best manager award after guiding his nation to their second World Cup victory.