White House denies ‘micromanaging’ inquiry into high court pick, Brett Kavanaugh

US President Donald Trump has hit back at suggestions that his administration is trying to “micromanage” the FBI investigation of controversial Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, accusing opposition Democrats of being interested only in obstruction.

The US President who made this known in a series of tweets, had ordered the new FBI investigation into sexual assault allegations against Kavanaugh, as the Senate delayed a final vote on his confirmation as the key ninth member of the Supreme Court.

ELSEWHERE – Five people died after a boat carrying illegal migrants capsized off Turkey’s northwestern coast. According to state media, the Turkish coastguard found the bodies after the rubber vessel sank off the Enez district in Edirne province.

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