Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh Racked Up Huge Debt Buying Nationals Tickets

Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh Racked Up Huge Debt Buying Nationals Tickets

Juan Williams said on The Five that there is some hypocrisy surrounding criticism of Democrats' plans to torpedo the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.

If confirmed, how do you think Judge Kavanaugh's appointment will affect the ideological balance of the court? They warn that Kavanaugh could be part of majority decisions rolling back women's access to abortion and undoing aspects of the Affordable Care Act. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, on Capitol Hill, July 11, 2018.

Democrats, sensing that protecting pre-existing condition provisions is a winning political issue, are sounding the alarm over a legal challenge from Texas and 19 other GOP-led states.

In Wednesday's podcast, Fallon said he believes Kaine is "one of the most honorable men in politics" but disagrees with his approach to Kavanaugh's nomination.

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., pointed to the Women's March statement as proof that he was correct when he said Sunday that Trump "could nominate George Washington and the left would go insane".

Democrats are also raising red flags over Kavanaugh's past writing that suggests investigations of sitting presidents are a distraction to executive branch leadership.

Despite Democrats attempt to demonize him, Kavanaugh came off great when Trump introduced him to the American public as his nominee. But their lines of attack have expanded.

Before he was a judge, he ran an investigation into the death of a deputy adviser to President Bill Clinton. He passed over other finalists who attended law school at Michigan, Notre Dame and Georgetown. Kavanaugh was first confirmed to the appellate court in 2006.

"For me it's a threshold qualifying question", said Sen. "But they didn't think him and all of a sudden he's gone".

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Right now, Democrats enjoy a significant enthusiasm advantage in the midterm elections.

Kavanaugh incurred much of that debt buying Washington Nationals season tickets for himself and his friends, White House spokesman Raj Shah told the Post, noting that some of the expenses were also used for unspecified home improvements.

One key swing vote, Sen. Susan Collins of ME - are uncertain. "But nevertheless it's an issue that I certainly will raise with him". That opinion is not shocking, it's held by many legal experts, Republican and Democrat, alike. In a Wall Street Journal-NBC News poll last month, 63 percent of Democrats rate their interest level as a "9 or 10" on a 10-point scale; only 47 percent of Republicans do the same.

Supreme Court justices earn more than double the $115,520 per year judges typically earn in the US, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh meets with Sen.

The one would-be justice who would have brought a more diverse background to the court was Harriet Miers, a Texan with a law degree from Southern Methodist University and a close association with President George W. Bush. They see that as concerning amid the ongoing special counsel probe of Russian interference in the 2016 election. He proposed that Congress adopt legislation specifying that the president "is not subject to indictment or information under the laws of the United States while he serves as president".

In 2009, Kavanaugh floated the idea that presidents should be immune from criminal and civil charges while in office because of the pressures of leading the nation.

"They had signs printed out for all four of the different people who might have been picked so that they could have their mad libs protests - use your sharpie and fill in whoever the devil's going to be that's supposedly going to end the world before he's even been picked", continued Sasse. The case went to the Supreme Court, which voted 5-4 to stop the recount and ultimately allowed Bush to become president. John McCain, R-Ariz., who is battling brain cancer, makes Kavanaugh's confirmation a guessing game.

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