What might the allegations made against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh mean to his confirmation process?
Plus, seeded deep in the back of the minds of Republicans is how things played out with the allegations made by law professor Anita Hill against Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas back during his nomination process.
Nowhere is a recommendation essential to confirming a Supreme Court justice.
All three voted to confirm Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch last year.
In fact, no VP had ever voted to break a tie to confirm any major executive branch appointment until last year, when Pence voted to confirm Betsy DeVos as education secretary.