Republicans on Thursday brushed back Democrats’ attempts to slow down Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the Supreme Court, rebuffing motions to subpoena millions of pages of documents and keeping on track for a final committee vote next week.

The Democrats’ subpoenas sought to pry loose records from Judge Kavanaugh’s time working in the Bush White House, saying there are issues where they believe he expressed opinions but they haven’t been able to see them.

“Torture, Iraq — there were so many things that were brought forward at that time,” Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California, the ranking Democrat on the Judiciary Committee, said. “What in Judge Kavanaugh’s records are Republicans hiding?”

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