The code "does not appear to contain any meaningful enforcement mechanisms to hold justices accountable," said Senate Judiciary Committee chair Dick Durbin.
Republicans filed dozens of last-minute amendments to stall efforts to compel the GOP Texas billionaire to produce information about Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas.
The Senate minority leader accused Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), the Judiciary Committee chair, of targeting “private citizens with no legislative purpose.”
Sens. Dick Durbin (Ill.) and Sheldon Whitehouse (R.I.) plan to compel additional GOP benefactors as they step up their ethics probe into the Supreme Court.
The Supreme Court justice has “accepted more gifts than Make-A-Wish kids,” Nice joked.
The finding is the latest in a string of reports about the Supreme Court justice's financial gifts from wealthy associates.
The Supreme Court's decision affirms a lower court ruling that identified the former Trump attorney as a key figure in overturning the 2020 election.
Kavanaugh has told attendees at a judicial conference that addressing recent ethics concerns can increase public confidence in the institution.
The U.S. Supreme Court justice argued that he had to fly private out of concern for his personal security amid the decimation of Roe v. Wade.
"His integrity is unimpeachable," the signees declared.