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Heilemann: Kavanaugh ‘Now Unlikely To Get Confirmed Because the Way this Day Has Gone’
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MSNBC

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MTP Daily

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John Heilemann

Name: John Heilemann

Employment: Bloomberg Politics

Position: Managing Editor

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09/27/2018 05:27 pm
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RUSH TRANSCRIPT HEILEMANN Well ░░░░░░░░ I thought the moment ░░░░░░░░ a strong one for ░░░░░░░░ Durbin who is not ░░░░░░░░ a master of political ░░░░░░░░ but delivered that line ░░░░░░░░ you said clearly rehearsed ░░░░░░░░ setup moment Did it ░░░░░░░░ I do not think ░░░░░░░░ Kavanaugh s response to ░░░░░░░░ was nearly as strong ░░░░░░░░ some of the reasons ░░░░░░░░ relate to some of ░░░░░░░░ legal issues that some ░░░░░░░░ your fine legal analysts ░░░░░░░░ there have been suggesting ░░░░░░░░ could easily embrace two ░░░░░░░░ if he were fully ░░░░░░░░ of his innocence One ░░░░░░░░ them would be to ░░░░░░░░ for an FBI investigation ░░░░░░░░ every serious charge levelled ░░░░░░░░ him not just by ░░░░░░░░ Ford but for others ░░░░░░░░ could ask for his ░░░░░░░░ friend mark judge to ░░░░░░░░ forward and testify under ░░░░░░░░ and be cross examined ░░░░░░░░ s not done either ░░░░░░░░ of those things Every ░░░░░░░░ he s given an ░░░░░░░░ to do that which ░░░░░░░░ not just be a ░░░░░░░░ that would speak to ░░░░░░░░ confidence but it would ░░░░░░░░ be a politically strong ░░░░░░░░ he demurs in one ░░░░░░░░ or another and defers ░░░░░░░░ to the republican controlled ░░░░░░░░ Look Brian the reality ░░░░░░░░ this day is we ░░░░░░░░ into the hearing with ░░░░░░░░ couple of key this ░░░░░░░░ a numbers game right ░░░░░░░░ of the Republicans are ░░░░░░░░ to vote for him ░░░░░░░░ matter what Most of ░░░░░░░░ Democrats all Democrats are ░░░░░░░░ to vote against him ░░░░░░░░ matter what There are ░░░░░░░░ handful of Republican senators ░░░░░░░░ notable ones obviously Susan ░░░░░░░░ and Lisa Murkowski but ░░░░░░░░ others Probably up to ░░░░░░░░ ten at the most ░░░░░░░░ are going to look ░░░░░░░░ this hearing and make ░░░░░░░░ decision about what they ░░░░░░░░ at the end of ░░░░░░░░ Given the strength of ░░░░░░░░ Ford s testimony and ░░░░░░░░ the different Brett Kavanaugh ░░░░░░░░ we saw in the ░░░░░░░░ half of the hearing ░░░░░░░░ we ve seen so ░░░░░░░░ it does not look ░░░░░░░░ me like he is ░░░░░░░░ his testimony and his ░░░░░░░░ to try to play ░░░░░░░░ those people and their ░░░░░░░░ He may be making ░░░░░░░░ Trump happy He may ░░░░░░░░ making the Republican base ░░░░░░░░ What he is not ░░░░░░░░ is reassuring senator Collins ░░░░░░░░ Senator Murkowski reassuring Jeff ░░░░░░░░ and Bob corker and ░░░░░░░░ others who are the ░░░░░░░░ who hold the fate ░░░░░░░░ this nomination in his ░░░░░░░░ It looks much more ░░░░░░░░ me like he has ░░░░░░░░ to defend his honor ░░░░░░░░ try to portray himself ░░░░░░░░ a martyr in some ░░░░░░░░ knowledge that he is ░░░░░░░░ now unlikely to get ░░░░░░░░ because the way this ░░░░░░░░ has gone has made ░░░░░░░░ very hard for those ░░░░░░░░ senators in the middle ░░░░░░░░ be for him John ░░░░░░░░ thank you for that.”
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