The supplemental FBI background report on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh will be delivered to senators on Capitol Hill Thursday morning. Senators will be reviewing the report in a secure room in the Capitol Complex.
An initial Senate vote on the noimnation is set for Friday, with majority leader Mitch McConnell expected to call for a final vote over the weekend.
Rhode Island Junior Senator Sheldon Whitehouse joined The Public's Radio's Chuck Hinman to discuss the process. He is a Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee, and they spoke by phone from Whitehouse's Washington office.
Republican Robert Flanders is a former Rhode Island Supreme Court Justice, and he is challenging U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse in November's mid-term election.