This article was originally published on September 20, 2018, and has been updated to reflect the latest news.
ADVERTISEMENTSkip Ad × Photos from the week’s news, political and social eventsHere are the most important stories from Washington on Sept. 20, 2017:1.
Trump vows to keep up pressure on the media over Comey firings2.
Democrats, GOP agree on Kavanaugh confirmation3.
Trump: Kavanaugh confirmation ‘should happen,’ not ‘must happen’4.
Trump signs executive order for tax cuts5.
Biden, Biden Jr.: ‘We’re going to be ready’ to face ISIS threat6.
Trump on the Charlottesville protests: ‘It’s very, very, not good for us.
We’re gonna be ready.’7.
Trump backs Kavanaugh’s nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to Supreme CourtJustice to fill Supreme Court vacancy created by Antonin Scalia’s deathSupreme Court to consider Kavanaugh nomination next weekJustice to replace Antonin Stephen Scalia on Supreme Court to be confirmed next weekSupreme court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, President Trump’s nominee to the Supreme Court, speaks to reporters after a Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., Sept. 21, 2017.
The Senate Judiciary committee will begin hearing confirmation hearings for Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination on Thursday, Sept. 22.
The committee will hear testimony from witnesses for Kavanaugh from Wednesday, Sept 22, through Friday, Sept 24.
The hearings are open to the public and the public may view the proceedings at any time.8.
Trump says he’s considering ‘some very strong actions’ to address opioid epidemic9.
‘I’m very pleased’: White House press secretary Sean Spicer says President Trump ‘is very, VERY pleased’ with the success of his immigration plan10.
The ‘Trump Train’ has left Washington after six years of operation on its first stop in ChicagoThis article was first published on Monday, Sept 21, 2018.