Kavanaugh begins Congress tour, selling himself for court

Vice President Mike Pence, right, accompanied by Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh, arrives at the U.S. Capitol in Washington on Tuesday, July 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, mapped out strategy with Republican leaders Tuesday, launching a fierce confirmation battle that could remake the court for decades and roil the midterm elections in the meantime.