Democrats are getting their requested FBI investigation into Brett Kavanaugh, setting up a week of tension as investigators launch a time-limited probe into the allegations that surfaced in recent weeks.
Driving the news: Jeff Flake publicly changed his course on the Kavanaugh nomination after being personally challenged by a pair of sexual assault survivors.
The tale of the tape from this riveting day in D.C.:
9:26 a.m: Flake said he was a yes on Kavanaugh.
9:30 a.m.: On his way to the Judiciary Committee vote, Flake was confronted by two sexual assault survivors, who refused to allow his elevator door to close. Their quotes were captured on live video:
And then the next alert from Axios gives us word from Prznint Horndog:
President Trump has approved an FBI investigation into Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh that “must be limited in scope and completed in less than one week.”
Elmira Gantry Huckabee-Sanders:
Statement from President @realDonaldTrump:
“I’ve ordered the FBI to conduct a supplemental investigation to update Judge Kavanaugh’s file. As the Senate has requested, this update must be limited in scope and completed in less than one week.”
— Sarah Sanders (@PressSec) September 28, 2018
OK, FBI, get crackin’!