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Leading Democrats raised new questions on Tuesday about Brett Kavanaugh's truthfulness and temperament, as the Senate awaits the completion of an FBI investigation into sexual misconduct allegations against the supreme court nominee.

Schumer said that the results of the FBI investigation "should be released publicly with any personal information redacted", and called on the White House to "publicly release the directive to the FBI so we can clear up once and for all the scope of their background check investigation".

Flake voted to approve Kavanaugh in the committee's vote on Friday that sent the nomination to the full Senate, but only after he requested that the FBI conduct an investigation of the sexual misconduct allegations.

Meanwhile, Ernst hailed the president's latest trade deal - the United States Mexico Canada Agreement - being billed as a new draft of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) as a "wonderful win" for the agricultural world.

"What you'll have at the very end - I'm expecting by about Thursday - they're going to be taking all those reports, making one report, and providing [what's] like an executive summary that's going to summarize the findings", Gomez said.

Kavanaugh's confirmation hinges on a handful of key Republican and Democratic senators who have not yet fully tipped their votes.

"Even if you want to discount what happened when he was 15 in high school and 18 in college, you can not discount what he is saying and professing at age 53 when it flies in the face of being truthful", Schumer said.

Christine Blasey Ford, a university professor from California, testified that Mr Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her at a party in 1982 when they were high school students in Maryland.

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Chuck Schumer, the Senate Democrats' leader from NY, accused Kavanaugh of delivering a "partisan screed" during the Judiciary Committee hearing last week. She also said that she was one of the victims, reported Business Insider. Kavanaugh has denied all accusations of sexual misconduct decades ago. Mitch McConnell, saying lawmakers should have a chance to digest and talk about the report before they have to decide on the judge's fate.

"It does us no good to have an investigation that just gives us more cover", Mr Flake said. He said Kavanaugh was "rightfully angry" about the accusations, and he added, "Who wouldn't be?"

The president's fellow Republicans accuse Democrats of seeking to delay a vote until after the mid-term elections, in the hope they will win control of Congress and derail Judge Kavanaugh's appointment.

President Donald Trump nominated Kavanaugh in July to succeed retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy on the top USA court. Judge Kavanaugh's nomination is out of committee.

Democrats are trying to flip at least two Republicans into the No column, presuming all of their members vote against the Federal Court judge's confirmation. Kavanaugh denies the allegations. "Or, that the FBI's investigation was not infinite or endless enough for their liking", McConnell said from the Senate floor.

Democratic Sen. Chris Coons said after speaking with White House counsel Don McGahn over the weekend he remained "very concerned" the FBI's probe would be too narrow.

While the women have spoken about Kavanaugh's sexual misconduct, another Yale classmate has revealed that he watched the SC nominee deliver his testimony under oath to the Senate Judiciary Committee and couldn't believe how dishonest he was.

Kavanaugh has also not been helped by the emergence of former Yale classmates who have accused him of lying to the committee about his college drinking habits when he told the panel that he "did not drink beer to the point of blacking out".

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