The FBI has interviewed Mark Judge. Christine Blasey Ford has yet to be contacted by the agency. Mitch McConnell is determined to hold a vote this week and says the FBI report, “won’t be used as a delay I can tell you that.” Meanwhile, the Supreme Court (with 8 justices) is back in session. Here’s the latest from CNN.

+ The public debate has shifted a bit from what happened that night in the 80s to whether or not Brett Kavanaugh told the whole truth during the hearings. From President Trump: “I don’t think you should lie to Congress … For me, that would not be acceptable.”

+ Benjamin Wittes in The Atlantic: “These are words I write with no pleasure, but with deep sadness. Unlike many people who will read them with glee—as validating preexisting political, philosophical, or jurisprudential opposition to Kavanaugh’s nomination—I have no hostility to or particular fear of conservative jurisprudence. I have a long relationship with Kavanaugh, and I have always liked him. I have admired his career on the D.C. Circuit. I have spoken warmly of him.” If I were a senator, I would not vote to confirm Brett Kavanaugh.

+ Why, after a week of memes about beer, are you suddenly hearing a lot about a song called Red, Red Wine.