Officials: White House Not ‘Micromanaging’ Kavanaugh Probe

Senior Trump administration officials insisted Sunday that the White House is not "micromanaging" a new FBI background check of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Senior Trump administration officials insisted Sunday that the White House is not “micromanaging” a new FBI background check of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, claiming the probe is a Senate process and that lawmakers are the only ones dictating its parameters. President Donald Trump initially opposed such an investigation in the face of sexual misconduct claims against Kavanaugh, but the president and Senate Republican leaders agreed to an inquiry after GOP Sen.…

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