Trump rails against 'very rude' Kavanaugh protesters after 302 people arrested

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Flake in an elevator last week - claiming they are being paid to "make Senators look bad". "Don't fall for it!" Paid for by Soros and others. "These are not signs made in the basement from love!" the president tweeted.

Drew Angerer/Getty ImagesPresident Donald Trump on Friday suggested people who've protested against Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh are "paid professionals".

A final vote is expected Saturday on Trump's embattled nominee, who if approved would seal a conservative majority on the nine-seat court for decades.

The idea that anti-Trump protestors are paid off by his political enemies is a recurring claim by the president, who previously advocated investigating the 2017 Tax March protestors to determine whether they were paid.

Listed by Forbes magazine as one of the world's richest men, he is accused by nationalists around the world of sponsoring protests and seeking to push a liberal, multicultural agenda.

Manchin, a Democrat in a red state who had been considered a swing vote, announced Friday that he would vote in support of Kavanaugh despite allegations of sexual assault.

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With their party holding a slim 51-49 majority in the Senate, all eyes were focused on three Republican senators who have not yet declared what they will do in the final vote - Jeff Flake of Arizona, Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska.

After initially saying that Kavanaugh's accuser, Christine Blasey Ford, should be heard and speaking cautiously, Trump has grown increasingly frustrated.

Archila could not be reached for further comment this week as she was back on Capitol Hill protesting the Kavanaugh nomination.

One woman was revealed to be Ana Maria Archila, who happened to be the co-executive director of a non-profit activist group called Center for Popular Democracy (CPD) - which happens to receive generous funding from Soros' Open Society Foundations. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) in a Senate elevator.

Many protesters, many of them female and some of them survivors of sexual assault, were arrested this week, including celebrities like Amy Schumer and Emily Ratajkowski.

Other protesters have confronted senators at airports, and on Thursday, hundreds marched in Washington at the Supreme Court and on Capitol Hill.