NBC News: Republicans wrestle with election impact of Kavanaugh controversy


With Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hanging in the balance, Republican operatives are growing increasingly concerned that the controversy is contributing to a larger atmosphere of dysfunction and chaos in Washington that is motivating voters against them in the midterm elections.

…The liberal advocacy group Demand Justice is running television advertisements in key states connecting Trump’s “Access Hollywood” tape comments from the campaign trail, to his support of Moore, who was accused by multiple women of improper sexual misconduct when they were minors, to his nomination of Kavanaugh.

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