Senate moves ahead on Kavanaugh nomination
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell filed cloture on the Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh late Wednesday, setting up a Friday procedural vote.
The details: This means that the Senate will make a final vote as early as Saturday. McConnell said the Senate will receive the FBI’s review of Kavanaugh’s background Wednesday night.