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California Sens. Dianne Feinstein and Kamala Harris both had big roles in the confirmation hearing for U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Feinstein was her solid, studious self. Harris scored big on day one, but day two wasn’t so hot.
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00:00:00you are listening to the spoken edition of the San Francisco Chronicle the San Francisco Symphony proudly presents a new season of feature films with live orchestra featuring Jurassic Park lala land Mary Poppins and more visit SF symphony dot org slash film for details and information Amala Harrison had
00:00:28Cavanaugh cornered then she gave him a way out by Willie brown from bay area California senators Dianne Feinstein and Kamala Harris both had big roles in the confirmation hearing for U. S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh Feinstein was her solid studious self Harris scored big on day one
00:00:49but they too wasn't so hot rather than pursue the usual inquiry into Kavanaugh's judicial history Harris tapped her expertise as a former prosecutor to try to nail him on a potentially deadly subject whether he had been talking with the president trump linked law firm about special counsel Robert
00:01:07Muller is investigation Kevin ott was clearly caught off guard and looked for all the world like anything but an innocent man it was a loaded question because as a Supreme Court justice Cavanaugh may have to rule on a case involving the Muller pro admitting to earlier discussions would
00:01:25probably force him to recuse himself from any such case at the least I'm asking you a very direct question yes or no Harris said ever see someone doc we've it fidget all at once while sitting down that was cabin off for the full seven minutes and fifty six
00:01:41seconds of the exchange the bell rang in both Harrison Cavanaugh went to their respective corners the next day after a night of coaching by his corner men Cavanaugh told Republican senators who gave him the chance to clean up that he hadn't any inappropriate conversations with lawyers at the
00:01:58trump linked firm having had her moment Heris should have moved on and spent her question time on something else instead she went down the same road lame Lee told Cavanaugh that she had received reliable information that he had talked with someone she never said who and got no
00:02:15where terrace is a good prosecutor but she forgot that sometimes you ask a question and don't really want to reply it can be better to leave the jury with the impression that the witness doesn't have a good answer the San Francisco Symphony proudly presents a new season of
00:02:33feature films with live orchestra featuring Jurassic Park lala land Mary Poppins and more visit SF symphony dot org slash film for details and information

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