As we told you earlier, the Senate Judiciary Committee voted along party lines to forward to the full Senate the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh. However, GOP Sen. Jeff Flake requested a delay in the final Senate vote for a week to allow time for an investigation. Committee Democrat Sen. Amy Klobuchar praised Flake:

Sen. Klobuchar also seemed optimistic that not only would the FBI investigate, but that they could get it done within a week:

The ball is now in Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s court.