Sen. Jeff Flake says he plans to support Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination unless the FBI investigation into assault allegations against the Supreme Court nominee reveals wrongdoing.
“I’m a conservative. He’s a conservative. I plan to support him unless they turn up something — and they might,” Flake told The Atlantic for an article published Saturday.
The GOP senator’s comments came hours after he forced a weeklong FBI investigation into allegations against Kavanaugh, saying he would agree to allow Kavanaugh’s nomination to advance from the Senate Judiciary Committee if the FBI could investigate.
Read more at The Hill.