But this committee, and the American public more broadly, should be aware of the important work Judge Kavanaugh has done to remedy those disparities.
Republican state Sen. Leah Vukmir said that “Baldwin’s obstruction on Judge Kavanaugh’s appointment is proof that she’d rather stand with her liberal activist San Francisco donors than uphold the Constitution”. He came out in the hours before Trump even made the selection and said you know what?
The RNC’s first phase, which a staffer said is already in effect, is pushing information about Kavanaugh and his qualifications to Republican base voters in these states in an attempt to energize their most reliable portion of the midterm electorate.
However, Kavanaugh appears to have passed her litmus test on the issue. Which begs the question: if Roe v. Wade is overturned, what does that mean for Minnesota?
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“Judge Kavanaugh’s record shows a deep respect for and strict interpretation of the Constitution”, said Sen. “I expect his confirmation to go well”.
“We won the ‘Brett Kavanaugh Derby, ‘ as we called it, because he was very heavily recruited”, said Starr. He has advised President Trump on the president’s judicial nominations, and he’s served for years as the executive vice president of the Federalist Society.
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Those writings from earlier in Kavanaugh’s career have irked a handful of Senate Democrats tasked with evaluating his qualifications for the Supreme Court.
Republican Kevin Nicholson, who is running against Vukmir, has also been a strong support of Kavanaugh.
With confirmation hearings creeping up faster than Democrats might hope, the party and its progressive allies – stung and, initially, frozen in the aftermath of the announcement that swing-vote Justice Anthony Kennedy would retire – are beginning to make clear their strategy to muddy up Kavanaugh.
“There are two or three key Republicans that he is going to have to win over and that [Senate Majority Leader] Mitch McConnell is going to have to win over”.
In addition to abortion, Baldwin also pointed to concerns about the fate of ObamaCare and protections for individuals with pre-existing conditions in explaining her opposition to Trump’s latest Supreme Court pick. “But I believe that the President should be excused from some of the burdens of ordinary citizenship while serving in office”.
In another case, Kavanaugh argued in favor of delaying an abortion for an undocumented teen.
With the bark off, Booker suggested that Trump, in selecting the federal district of appeals judge, was handing himself a get-out-of-jail-free card in the ongoing investigation into possible Trump campaign collusion in the Russian elections meddling scandal.