Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is being questioned for a second day Sept. 6 by members of the Senate Judiciary Committee after a marathon session a day earlier. Here are the latest developments on President Donald Trump’s second high court choice, updated throughout the day:
Kavanaugh Criticized ‘Naked Racial Set-Aside’ (11:55 a.m.)
As a White House staffer, Kavanaugh criticized an affirmative action program used in federal contracting as a “naked racial set-aside,” a newly released 2001 email shows.
The comment involved a program designed to direct more federal highway dollars to minority-owned contractors. At the time, the Bush administration was ...