After a nomination process that culminated in a public FBI investigation, Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed largely along party lines 50-48.
In 1999, Congress repealed the 65 year old Glass-Steagall provisions, which required banks to separate investments and deposits. Critics allege this led to risky investment practices, and subsequently the 2008 financial crisis.
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Although confirmed 92-7, Rockefeller did not make an impact as Vice President and subsequently withdrew from President Ford's re-election ticket.
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