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Trump claims Kavanaugh protesters are ‘paid professionals’ and calls them ‘very rude elevator screamers’

President Donald Trump began his Friday tweeting a conspiracy theory about people who've protested against Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh on Capitol Hill.
President Donald Trump on Friday suggested people who've protested against Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh are "paid professionals."

Trump claims Kavanaugh protesters are ‘paid professionals’ and calls them ‘very rude elevator screamers’

President Donald Trump began his Friday tweeting a conspiracy theory about people who've protested against Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh on Capitol Hill.

Video shows Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch waving off Kavanaugh protesters who confronted him in an elevator

Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah brushed off several Kavanaugh protesters as he made his way to the elevator.

Mitch McConnell rails against Kavanaugh protesters in the Capitol: ‘There is no chance in the world they’re going to scare us out of doing...

"I don't care how many members they chase, how many people they harass here in the halls," McConnell said. "I want to make one thing perfectly clear: we will not be intimidated by these people."
Sen. Jeff Flake on Tuesday said he felt Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh's testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee was "sharp and partisan."

Sen. Jeff Flake bashes Kavanaugh for being too ‘sharp and partisan’ in Senate hearing, says ‘we can’t have that on the court&#...

Republican Sen. Jeff Flake on Tuesday bashed Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh's recent performance before the Senate Judiciary Committee, suggesting he doesn't have the temperament to sit on the highest court in the land.
Flake appeared was interviewed alongside his good friend, Democratic Sen. Chris Coons (right), who he collaborated with on the effort.

Sen. Jeff Flake explains why he decided to push for an FBI investigation into Brett Kavanaugh

In a "60 Minutes" interview, which aired Sunday, Sens. Jeff Flake and Chris Coons detailed their bipartisan effort to force an FBI investigation into Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
Brett Kavanaugh.

The FBI was reportedly given a list of 4 witnesses to begin its investigation into Brett Kavanaugh

President Donald Trump on Saturday pushed back on a report that said the White House is limiting the scope of the FBI's investigation into sexual-misconduct allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
Jeff Flake.

Jeff Flake said he demanded an FBI investigation because the Senate ‘is coming apart at the seams’

Sen. Jeff Flake said his shock move in calling for a delay of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation vote was because the Senate is "falling apart." In an interview published Saturday, Flake said he was overwhelmed by the frenzy surrounding the vote and discouraged by partisan battles.
U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) speaks to members of the media after a meeting in the office of Senate Majority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) September 28, 2018 at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC.

Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court confirmation looked all but certain — until one powerful GOP senator got cornered in an elevator

Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination seemed certain on Friday morning. But after hours of discussion among Republicans and Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee, the day ended in compromise, with Kavanaugh's confirmation delayed, and a presidential order for a new FBI investigation.
Jeff Flake.

Drama and confusion grip crucial Senate panel vote on Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination as key senator makes demand for FBI investigation

Republican Sen. Jeff Flake said ahead of Friday's Senate Judiciary Committee vote to advance the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court that he wants a one-week delay in the floor vote so that the FBI can conduct an investigation into the allegations of sexual assault he is facing.