Kavanaugh's nomination boosted an already overheated role for Democratic female voters, particularly decadesold sexual assault allegations that fit into the #MeToo movement and the judge's conservative legal approach that legal experts expect to chip away at access to abortion.
Trump added that Democrats will be directly affected during the midterm elections next month by how they handled the Kavanaugh confirmation process.
White House advisers and Republican senators are encouraging him to keep Kavanaugh in the spotlight in the campaign's final weeks.
"Republicans had hoped to suppress that [anti-Trump] energy, but instead they just supercharged it", Ferguson said.
He said "radical Democrats" have become "an angry, left-wing mob" and "too unsafe and too extreme to govern".
The clerks are Kim Jackson, who previously worked for Kavanaugh on the federal appeals court in Washington, Shannon Grammel, Megan Lacy and Sara Nommensen.
While some Democrats, including Congressman Jerry Nadler (D-NY), toy with the idea of investigating and even impeaching Kavanaugh should the Democrats take the House, others say the party should be focused on the election and healing the divide.
Police questioned Brett Kavanaugh after 1985 bar altercation, according to report
A lawyer for Mr Judge - a childhood friend of Mr Kavanaugh - said on Monday that his client's interview "has not been completed". Dudley also did not respond to the Times , and Cozzolino declined to comment to the newspaper.
But McConnell did have a Plan B in mind to quickly pivot to a new nominee if there wasn't enough support in the Senate for Kavanaugh. Heitkamp said she was concerned about Kavanaugh's temperament after his emotional performance before the Senate Judiciary Committee.
"I thought the way they behaved was absolutely atrocious", Trump fumed.
It was the narrowest Senate vote to confirm a justice since 1881.
"I am here because President Trump mocked sexual assault victims", said North Carolina native Kara Harrington, 50.
The nation's reckoning with power and who to believe about sexual misconduct has generated a new anger factor among the electorate and made the November 6 balloting a referendum on more than President Donald Trump.
The newest Supreme Court justice will hear his first cases on Tuesday, and the New York Times reports that Brett Kavanaugh will be assisted by a notable team of clerks. "The way they conducted themselves... the way they really tortured him and his family, it was a disgrace". "So in fairness to him it needed to happen", McConnell told the AP.
Earlier Monday, Trump claimed the accusations against Kavanaugh were a "hoax set up by the Democrats." "It was a disgraceful situation brought about by people that are evil".
Means, a registered Democrat who voted for Trump, said she also voted for Manchin in the past.
She acknowledged the anguish of the protesters who interrupted the historic Senate vote, telling reporters afterward that "I was closing my eyes and praying".