Takeaways From Day 1 of Brett Kavanaugh’s Confirmation Hearings

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from The New York Times,

The major takeaways from the day.

• Democrats turned the opening into a brawl, but Republicans pushed through.

• Trump’s potential legal troubles were a recurring theme.

• Republicans praised Kavanaugh and expressed confidence he will be confirmed.

• The hearing foreshadowed likely Democratic frustration in coming days.

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