The Senate confirmed Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, 50-48. "I applaud and congratulate the U.S. Senate for confirming our GREAT NOMINEE, Judge Brett Kavanaugh, to the United States Supreme Court," President Trump tweeted. "Very exciting!"
Michael Cohen is a former personal lawyer to President Donald Trump. In 2018 he accepted a plea deal on charges of tax evasion and illegal campaign contributions and was sentenced to three years in prison.
The Senate confirmed Gina Haspel as the new director of the C.I.A, making her the first female director in history. In March 2018, Haspel was tapped by President Trump as the deputy director, and on Thursday, the Senate voted 54-45 in her favor to head the agency.
The FBI has condemned House Republican efforts to release a memo that allegedly details the bureau's abuse of authority, setting up a clash between President Trump and his chosen pick for FBI director, Christopher Wray.