So are anti-Kavanaugh activists justified in thinking that his record as reflected in his performance in the confirmation hearings are getting a thumbs-down from the public? Did millions of Americans watch the hearings and decide the man was committing perjury over Bush White House emails or decisively revealing an intention to overturn Roe v. Wade? … [Read more...] about Kavanaugh’s Problem Isn’t What He Said in His Hearings. It’s Trump.
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Can a President Be Subpoenaed? Kavanaugh told Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), the top Democrat on the committee, that he could not answer the “hypothetical question” of whether a sitting president is required, by law, to comply with a subpoena. Trump’s legal team has said that if special counsel Robert Mueller’s prosecutors issue a subpoena for the president, they will fight it all the way to the Supreme Court—meaning Kavanaugh would be among those who decide whether Trump must testify as part of the Mueller probe. … [Read more...] about The Five Biggest Moments on Day Two of the Brett Kavanaugh Hearing
Booker was quickly joined by Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-HI) and backed by several of his Democratic colleagues who have spent days railing against the GOP majority’s refusal to disclose more of Kavanaugh’s records, particularly from his time as a lawyer and staff secretary in the Bush White House. The goal from the beginning was to tarnish Kavanaugh’s credibility and, later on, set traps. … [Read more...] about Democrats Go Nuclear for Kavanaugh Documents
Earlier Tuesday, all 10 Democrats on the Judiciary Committee called for an FBI probe to be conducted before a hearing is held. (Republicans have balked at the idea of a federal investigation into the matter.) One of those Democratic lawmakers, Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA), cheered Blasey Ford’s decision on Tuesday night. … [Read more...] about Christine Blasey Ford Calls for FBI Probe Before Testifying About Kavanaugh
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