Tierney Sneed

Tierney Sneed is a reporter for Talking Points Memo. She previously worked for U.S. News and World Report. She grew up in Florida and attended Georgetown University.

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Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) wouldn’t say that a confrontation with a sexual assault survivor while he was in an elevator Friday morning played a role in his move, soon after, to successfully seek delay in the confirmation vote for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanugh, who’s been accused by three women of sexual misconduct.

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Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) announced ahead of the Senate Judiciary Committee’s vote to advance Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh that he would be seeking a delay before the Senate holds a floor vote to confirm Kavanaugh of up to one week to allow for an FBI probe into sexual assault allegations.

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Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) announced his support of Judge Brett Kavanaugh ahead of a Judiciary Committee meeting to vote on his Supreme Court confirmation Friday. Flake was one of a handful closely watched undecided votes on Thursday night, after a hearing where Kavanaugh and his accuser, Christine Blasey Ford, testified on sexual misconduct allegations against him.

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