Collins, one of just three Republican senators who publicly support the Supreme Court’s 1973 decision in a crucial confirmation vote before President Donald Trump even named his pick to replace outgoing Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy. Now, with Kavanaugh emerging from bruising confirmation hearings as the most unpopular Supreme Court nominee in decades, according to a CNN poll, groups on both sides of the abortion issue are waging a war on multiple fronts to decide his fate on the nation’s highest court, with Collins as a primary target. … [Read more...] about Group Raises Nearly $1M for Susan Collins’ Nonexistent Opponent if She Votes to Confirm Brett Kavanaugh
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Prosecuting a Sitting President The one hypothetical question that Kavanaugh entertained during the hearing came from Sen. Ben Sasse (R-NE), a relatively outspoken critic of Trump, on the subject of whether a sitting president can be prosecuted for a crime. It was a clear reference to the question over whether Trump can be indicted as part of the Russia investigation, a debate that has made its way to the highest level of Trump’s legal team. … [Read more...] about The Five Biggest Moments on Day Two of the Brett Kavanaugh Hearing
“Dr. Ford’s testimony would reflect her personal knowledge and memory of events. Nothing the FBI or any other investigator does would have any bearing on what Dr. Ford tells the committee, so there is no reason for any further delay,” Grassley said. … [Read more...] about Christine Blasey Ford Calls for FBI Probe Before Testifying About Kavanaugh
Incels is a shortening of the phrase “involuntarily celibate.” It is a group of sexually frustrated men who gather in internet forums to complain about their lack of social status and the women they blame for it. And in various internet forums over the past few days, they’ve expressed interest in Kavanaugh after he claimed, in a Fox News interview Monday, that he never had sex in high school or for years after. Kavanaugh did so to dispute accusations from Dr. Christine Blasey Ford that he had sexually assaulted her during the summer of 1982. … [Read more...] about Kavanaugh Has Become a Hero to the Incel Community
As part of their long-shot fight to deny Brett Kavanaugh a pivotal seat on the Supreme Court, his progressive opponents are pointing out that he is one of the least popular SCOTUS nominees ever. A new survey from CNN shows 38 percent of respondents favoring his confirmation, 39 percent opposing it, and 23 percent with no opinion. That makes him less popular not only than pre-Trump SCOTUS nominees from both parties, but than Neil Gorsuch, who had a 49/36 ratio favoring his confirmation at an equivalent point in early 2017. … [Read more...] about Kavanaugh’s Problem Isn’t What He Said in His Hearings. It’s Trump.