The legal Committee of the U.S. Senate voted in favor of the candidacy Cavanaugh
Moscow. September 28. INTERFAX.RU — candidature for the post of judge of the Supreme court of the United States Brett Cavanaugh was supported by the members of the legal Committee of the U.S. Senate. About it reports on Friday the American TV channel CBS.
According to him, in favor of the approval of the candidacy Cavanaugh voted 11 members of the Committee, voted against 10.
While Republican Senator Jeff Flake voted for Cavanaugh, with the proviso that the charges against the applicant will be investigated with the participation of the FBI.
According to the American media, in connection with the investigation of the final vote in the U.S. Senate on the nomination Cavanaugh may not pass next week, and one week later.
Before Cavanaugh addressed the Committee of the Senate with a speech in which he denied the allegations of sexual harassment brought against him after he became a candidate for the office of judge of the us Supreme court.
In mid-September the Washington Post published a statement of a woman named Christine Blazey Ford, in which she said that during training in high school in the 1980-ies B. Cavanaugh at the party tried to remove her clothes and closed her mouth when she tried to scream.
Cavanaugh candidacy for judge of the Supreme court of the United States was put forward by Donald trump on 10 July. Until 30 July this post officially held by Anthony Kennedy, who has been a member of the court for 30 years. In June, 82-year-old lawyer resigned.