"And I would say being very strict on interpretation of the Constitution and things like that, that's what impresses me, that's what ought to impress most people, because that's what the Constitution writers meant was that judges were supposed to interpret law", he added. "He has the all-star legal resume, top-flight academic credentials".
For many it wasn't so much how Kavanaugh had gotten into debt or what over, but the fact that in 2017 it appeared his three credit cards and loan had somehow been paid off.
The records also showed that Kavanaugh, a federal appellate judge nominated by President Donald Trump to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy, had between $45,000 and $150,000 in credit card debt in 2016, which was paid off by the following year.
But for Kavanaugh, the differences are stark between his finances and those of his would-be peers on the Court. But they said the senators who examine the nominee on Judiciary Committee and the American public "should be aware of the important work Judge Kavanaugh has done to remedy those disparities".
Despite Kavanaugh's grueling week leading up to his nomination, and spending the ensuing the two days since meeting with senior lawmakers on Capitol Hill ahead of his confirmation hearings, he managed uphold the prior commitment he made with with St. Maria's Meals program.
My Work Has Never Been Tainted by Political Bias — FBI Agent
The text and emails may have been discovered in May of 2017, but the bias existed and was manifest a year and a half before that. Strzok has met with members of the House Judiciary Committee privately , but his hearing scheduled for Thursday is open.
President trump wants Kavanaugh confirmed by the time the court begins it's new term in October.
"Judge Kavanaugh argued that a president should not be subject to an investigation while in office, that a president should be above criminal and civil indictments", Schumer said.
Republicans who met with the nominee Wednesday expressed no such concerns. So far he has withheld criticism of Kavanaugh in his present state as a nominee.
If confirmed, Kavanaugh would follow in the footsteps of his predecessor, Justice Kennedy, who also spent the majority of his career in public service. "I expect his confirmation to go well".
Democrats hope two Republicans who back abortion rights, Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, will vote against the nominee.
Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.), who is up for reelection this year in a state Trump won, announced that she will oppose Kavanaugh.