Brett Kavanaugh and the Midterm Effect

Brett Kavanaugh and the Midterm Effect

Brett Kavanaugh and the Midterm Effect

Democrats are mounting opposition against President Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, anticipating the soon-to-be Justice will overturn Roe v. Wade-1973's landmark case which decriminalized abortion access.

In a press release, the White House said: "Judge Kavanaugh has earned a reputation as a brilliant jurist with impeccable legal credentials, and he is universally respected for his intellect, as well as his ability to persuade and build consensus". Judicial confirmations would usually fall into that category. Jones is already getting pressure from Republicans back home, including a potential challenger in Jones's 2020 reelection, to support Kavanaugh.

McCaskill, who is in the midst of a tough reelection battle and previous year voted against the confirmation of Trump's first Supreme Court nominee, Neil M. Gorsuch, has so far sounded a cautious note on Kavanaugh, saying she plans to thoroughly examine his record before coming to a decision. NARAL Pro-Choice America launched a new advertising campaign warning that Kavanagh is "ready to end Roe v. Wade".

But there's another thing about Kavanaugh that should scare you. But the problem, although it is admittedly not the highest-profile problem in the United States, is an important problem for the administration of justice. Dean Heather K. Gerken identified Kavanaugh as a "friend", Professor Kate Stith called Kavanaugh's judicial opinions "smart, thoughtful, and clear", and according to Professor Abbe R. Gluck, "Kavanaugh is a true intellectual".

These comments should ring alarm bells given that the president is now under legal investigation, while his executive orders are being challenged in court.

For the group, that includes also sending staff to Kavanaugh's alma mater, Yale, and the Clinton Library in Little Rock, Arkansas due to Kavanaugh's work on the independent counsel's office investigating President Bill Clinton. Do they think if they blocked Kavanaugh, Trump would name a moderate? Remember, he consulted with them during the selection process.

And in case you're wondering, no, he doesn't support the constitutional mandate for separating church and state.

Democrats, as the Senate minority, have few options to block Kavanaugh. This would be risky for many Americans, but especially the disability community, which has seen expanded access to care under this legislation. But we should demand more of Supreme Court Justices than the ability to turn a clever phrase or find loopholes that fit their ideological commitments. While Elian's father wanted him back in Cuba, his other relatives believed it was best if he stayed in the USA with them.

Pence's remarks came as part of a Midwestern swing that was scheduled to take him later Wednesday to Cedar Rapids, Iowa, as he seeks to shore up support for Republican House candidates while also tamping down concerns over Trump's trade policies.

Their party leader, Sen. A nominee's confirmation may not happen for up to three years.

You'll be hearing much more about Kavanaugh in coming days and weeks. And during that period of time, I just announced, I'll be hearing from West Virginians and their opinion. Kavanaugh perhaps did a better job than most checking every box, but many other people have similarly strong records of accomplishment. Many people hadn't even heard of him until Monday night. Fellow members of the Democratic Party, can we grow up?

The Supreme Court could also determine that asylum seeking parents and children can be separated and detained; allow extreme partisan gerrymandering and voter suppression; repeal current requirements for transparency in campaign donations; and further injure unions, employee rights and consumer protections.

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