{FD} GOP senators defend Kavanaugh as exasperation mounts: ‘We’re in the Twilight Zone,’ Graham says

Shortly after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell delivered a forceful defense of embattled Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on the Senate floor, top Judiciary Committee Republicans on Monday sounded notes of both exasperation and defiance in the face of what they have characterized as last-minute “smears.”