Her support for Kavanaugh, which essentially ensures his confirmation and a solidification of the Supreme Court's hard-right bloc for years to come, immediately prompted nationwide fury.
The farce of a background check is being spun by Republicans as conclusive.
'It is heartbreaking if these guys who acted like my friends in high school were saying these nasty, false things about me behind my back.'
Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, a lifelong Republican, says Brett Kavanaugh proved he does not belong on the highest court in the land.
As she stares down a tough Senate race in the red state of North Dakota, the senator fears that the decision will cost her.
Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh penned an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal titled "I Am an Independent, Impartial Judge."