This article originally appeared onÂ Creators.
By delaying a vote on Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the Supreme Court, pending a “supplemental FBI investigation” of his background, Senate leaders hoped a quick show of bipartisan cooperation would soothe growing public concern about both process and nominee. But that hurried investigation is unlikely to inspire confidence.
Instead, now that the FBO report is in the hands of the Senate Judiciary Committee after only six reported interviews, it will guarantee lingering questions — whether Kavanaugh is ultimately confirmed or not.
More than one observer has noted the absurdity of the Republican rush to approve Kavanaugh, considering how the Republicans used delay to kill then-President Obama’s nomination of Merrick Garland.…