Friday on the NewsHour, the Senate Judiciary Committee gives a green light to confirming Brett Kavanaugh but joins the White House in calling for an FBI investigation into the sexual assault allegations he faces. Also, why the U.S. will be engaged in Syria for the foreseeable future, Shields and Brooks discuss Kavanaugh and how one television show is handling today’s contentious politics.
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Trump and Senate GOP request FBI investigation of Kavanaugh
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How gender and power played into the Kavanaugh testimonies
Is the Trump administration changing U.S. policy on Syria?
Shields and Brooks on Kavanaugh’s confirmation in question
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