Trump nominates Brett Kavanaugh to the US Supreme Court

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WASHINGTON ― Within minutes of President Donald Trump announcing Brett Kavanaugh as his Supreme Court nominee, a conservative judicial advocacy group unveiled a $1.4 million ad buy aimed at pressuring four vulnerable Democrats to support him.

Kavanaugh has served on the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals since 2006, three years after George W. Bush nominated him to the post.

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Schumer also addressed the issue of reproductive rights in his statement, saying Trump, in nominating Kavanaugh, picked someone who would willingly put Roe v. Wade on "the chopping block".

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has said the Senate will vote on the court nominee in the fall.

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Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Oakland), a member of the Pro-Choice Caucus, said on Twitter that the Senate must do everything in its power to stop "this destructive Supreme Court pick", adding civil liberties would be at stake. The president of the Supreme Court Malgorzata Gersdorf, who is 65, has refused to resign, declaring: "I'm doing this to defend the rule of law and to testify to the truth about the line between the Constitution and the violation of the Constitution". "What rings true? What rings false?'" His mother, a one-time school teacher would go on to become a trial judge.

Trump's success in confirming conservative judges, as well as a Supreme Court justice, has cheered Republicans amid concerns about his limited policy achievements and chaotic management style.

Trump vowed during the campaign to appoint justices who would vote to overturn Roe, the 1973 ruling that legalized abortion nationwide, and his appointment to replace Kennedy could make that a reality. Both senators said in statements Monday night that they look forward to their in-person meetings with Kavanaugh.

"The Supreme Court has upheld racial segregation, enabled voter suppression, and equated corporations with people".

In the mid-1990s, Kavanaugh joined Kenneth Starr's independent counsel team investigating President Bill Clinton and ultimately helped write the Starr Report to Congress. "I'll interpret the law as written".

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"Make no mistake about it, Justice Kennedy himself was quite conservative".

Republicans control the Senate by a 51-49 majority, making any efforts by Democrats to thwart Trump's nominee an uphill battle. "We need to vote this November like our lives depend on it - because they do". Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, to oppose any nominee who threatens Roe v. Wade.

He praised Kavanaugh as an originalist, noting that he coaches basketball, serves meals to needed families, and tutors children at elementary schools.

"As a fair legal mind, defender of the Constitution, and a judge on the D.C. Circuit, Brett Kavanaugh is prepared for a seat on the Supreme Court", Byrne posted on Facebook and Twitter. Joe Manchin of West Virginia, Joe Donnelly of IN and Heidi Heitkamp North Dakota.

What McConnell reportedly said about Trump's... Pundits debate over whether this nomination could result in the encroachment of abortion rights. Of the court's liberal justices, Ruth Bader Ginsburg is 85 and Stephen Breyer turns 80 next month, so Trump may well get another opportunity to cement conservative dominance of the court for years to come.

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