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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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
“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
In response to that line, incel forums lit up with discussion of the Supreme Court nominee, with one user saying they now saw Kavanaugh as one of them. David Futtrelle, a writer who tracks right-wing internet groups like incels, noted on his blog that the Fox News interview appeared to have earned Kavanaugh “some enthusiastic new fans.” … [Read more...] about Kavanaugh Has Become a Hero to the Incel Community
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.