REPORT: FBI found “no hint of misconduct” in Kavanaugh probe

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Senators received the results of an FBI probe into Judge Brett Kavanaugh and flimsy allegations of sexual assault on Wednesday evening, the same night as Majority Leader Mitch McConnell signaled his intention to move ahead with a Friday cloture vote.

Thursday morning:

The report itself is currently being read, in secret, by the White House and the Senate. A floor vote on the Kavanaugh nomination could reportedly come as early as Saturday, ending the most contentious U.S. Supreme Court nomination battle since Clarence Thomas’s own confirmation fight.