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U.S. agency discloses delay in Trump high court nominee's records

Some records sought by U.S. senators about the prior White House service of President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh will not be available until the end of October, the U.S. National Archives said on Thursday, though it was unclear whether this would delay his confirmation process.

Supreme Court pick wins over holdout Republican, meets Democrat

A Republican senator who was publicly undecided over whether to back U.S. President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh threw his support behind the judge on Monday, improving chances Kavanaugh would win Senate confirmation despite a pitched battle by leading Democrats to block him.

Senate Democrats press for documents on Supreme Court pick

The top U.S. Senate Democrat charged on Tuesday that Republicans were dragging their feet in obtaining the documents needed to properly vet President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, but Republicans countered that the demand was designed to delay a Senate vote.


Jury to weigh Manafort fate for second day after 'reasonable doubt' surprise

The jury in the bank and tax fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort will deliberate for a second day on Friday after asking questions that prompted speculation that a verdict may not be imminent.