David Taintor

David Taintor is a news editor at Talking Points Memo. Previously, he worked at NBC News and Adweek. He's a native of Minnesota. Reach him at taintor@talkingpointsmemo.com.

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Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Friday pledged to “continue to cooperate” with an investigation into his background. NBC News reported on a new statement from the judge:

“Throughout this process, I’ve been interviewed by the FBI. I’ve done a number of background checks and calls directly with the FBI and the Senate. And yesterday I answered questions under oath about every topic the senators and their counsel asked me. I have done everything they have requested and will continue to cooperate.”

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) reacted to Sen. Jeff Flake’s (R-AZ) proposal to delay the floor vote for Brett Kavanaugh by a week, saying that “somebody’s gonna have to explain this to Trump.”

“So I guess that will be my job,” Graham said.


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