Amid Kavanaugh controversy, attention turns to Cory Booker’s 1992 ‘groping’ admission

September 21, 2018

Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., questions witnesses before the Senate Judiciary Committee during the final stage of the confirmation hearing for President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Sept. 7, 2018.

By Staff

Sen. Cory Booker has been outspoken in opposing President Trump’s nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court, warning that his confirmation would endanger the rights of women and minorities.

During confirmation hearings earlier this month, he invited Republicans to bring ethics charges against him in a dispute over confidential documents. And when a woman came forward with allegations of sexual misconduct dating to Kavanaugh’s high school years, Booker joined fellow Democrats in calling for further delay of the confirmation proceedings so that the FBI can investigate the matter.

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