Published: Fri, July 13, 2018
Research | By Derrick Holloway

Senate veteran returns to action as Supreme Court Sherpa

Senate veteran returns to action as Supreme Court Sherpa

Yale Law School Dean Heather Gerken praised President Trump's nominee for the Supreme Court, Brett Kavanaugh, calling him a "longtime friend" and someone she has "admired".

Democrats have targeted health care, abortion rights and past writings on presidential investigations in the initial stages of their push to sink Brett Kavanaugh's nomination. Orrin Hatch of Utah, who called the judge "a very fine man", and was to confer with Sen.

"People kept talking about different names", Trump said of speculation about who might be next to leave the court.

Abortion rights advocates also worry about one of President Donald Trump's campaign promises. The court's oldest remaining justices, two liberals and a conservative who are 85, 79 and 70, haven't suggested they're going anywhere and appear in fine health.

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Defense lawyers, in response, said the government had selected "snippets" of the conversations to support their version of events. The prosecutors' filing says Manafort has everything he needs to prepare for the trial, including his own phone and computer.

McConnell compared the Democrats' quick targeting of Kavanaugh to their targeting and successful blocking of Judge Robert Bork, who President Reagan nominated to the Supreme Court. "This process is not on the level", Fallon said, referring to the Democratic senator's quick rejection of any Trump nominee.

Judge Brett Kavanaugh, President Trump's Supreme Court nominee stands in the East Room of the White House, Monday, July 9, 2018.

While the Kavanaugh pick may have assuaged some of Murkowski's concerns, she says she will comprehensively review the nominee, whose written opinions on more than 300 court cases, and years in president George W Bush's administration, provide a lengthy paper trail for lawmakers to scour.

Many of Heitkamp's colleagues-as well as her Republican opponent for Senate this November, U.S. Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D.,-shared their thoughts nearly immediately after the announcement.

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Still, Kavanaugh has a reputation as a stalwart conservative, bound to shift the political balance of the court. "I expect his confirmation to go well".

There are two Republican senators, Susan Collins of ME, and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, who are being watched closely because of their pro-abortion rights stances and their votes against the repeal of the Affordable Care Act - "Obamacare". According to the U.S. Circuit Court website, Kavanaugh also volunteers for the St. Maria's Meals program at Catholic Charities, and has tutored at the Washington Jesuit Academy.

I do. That's not to say it won't be hard.

Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer on Tuesday rattled off topics Kavanaugh might have to rule on as a Supreme Court justice.

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"There will be the usual attempts to sully his reputation not only in the Senate but outside the Senate, but he'll be able to handle it and I have every confidence he'll be confirmed", Hatch said. A slate of progressive senators and 2020 White House hopefuls, including Sens.

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