Republican senator might have to skip daughter’s wedding reception for vote

October 6, 2018

“U.S. Sen. Steve Daines will take a private jet back to Washington D.C. on his daughter’s wedding day if Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the Supreme Court comes down to his vote, the Montana Republican said Friday.

Daines still plans to attend his daughter’s wedding back home in Montana on Saturday regardless of when the Senate schedules what is expected to be a very close final vote on Kavanaugh.

But if it appears Kavanaugh will not be confirmed without Daines’ vote, Daines has made arrangements to use Republican U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte’s private jet to return to Washington after the ceremony, Daines said in a statement to The Associated Press.”

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