In anticipation of the report’s arrival, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Wednesday night teed up a key vote to advance Kavanaugh’s nomination for Friday. Until that vote, senators will be rushing in and out of a secure facility at the Capitol to review the sensitive FBI report that the bureau has compiled, looking into allegations of sexual misconduct against Kavanaugh.

In early morning tweets, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Charles E. Grassley (R-Iowa) said that he and the committee’s top Democrat had “agreed to alternating EQUAL access for senators to study content from additional background info gathered by non-partisan FBI agents.”