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As Kavanaugh vote looms, GOP Sen. Daines says he’s going to daughter’s wedding

Sen. Steve Daines, R-Mont., will not be available at any point on Saturday to vote to confirm Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Instead, he’ll be at his daughter’s wedding, Fox News has learned.

The absence of the senator – expected to support the embattled nominee’s confirmation – throws a wrench into the works as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., aims to push through Kavanaugh’s nomination to the high court.

The decision means McConnell would need to obtain all of his available 50 Republican senators to vote for the judge. It would also push Vice President Mike Pence out of the mix, as 99 senators would be voting and Pence can only settle things in the event of a tie. Under the new precedent established during Nuclear Option II on Supreme Court nominees, the Senate simply needs a “majority” of those “voting.” Read more

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As Kavanaugh vote looms, GOP Sen. Daines says he’s going to daughter’s wedding

Sen. Steve Daines, R-Mont., will not be available at any point on Saturday to vote to confirm Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Instead, he’ll be at his daughter’s wedding, Fox News has learned.

As Kavanaugh vote looms, GOP Sen. Daines says he’s going to daughter’s wedding

Sen. Steve Daines, R-Mont., will not be available at any point on Saturday to vote to confirm Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Instead, he’ll be at his daughter’s wedding, Fox News has learned.

As Kavanaugh vote looms, GOP Sen. Daines says he’s going to daughter’s wedding

Sen. Steve Daines, R-Mont., will not be available at any point on Saturday to vote to confirm Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Instead, he’ll be at his daughter’s wedding, Fox News has learned.