Planned Parenthood Protests Brett Kavanaugh's Nomination In Front Of Florida's Supreme Court

Planned Parenthood Protests Brett Kavanaugh's Nomination In Front Of Florida's Supreme Court

A partisan divide over U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh deepened Wednesday, with Republican senators extolling his judicial record while Democrats demanded time to thoroughly vet his writings and opinions on matters ranging from environmental regulation to executive authority.

As senators begin the process of vetting Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, public disclosure forms show he's not almost as wealthy as numerous justices on the high court.

Interestingly, Kavanaugh himself raised the old argument then that no man or woman is above the law. "The stakes are simply too high for anything less".

With Republicans holding a 51-49 majority - and Sen. The official said Trump decided on Kavanaugh because of his large body of jurisprudence cited by other courts, describing him as a judge that other judges read.

Kavanaugh, 53, a 12-year veteran of the District of Columbia Court of Appeals, is expected to face a bruising confirmation battle.

"Senator Byrd said, 'You're never going to forget this meeting.' [Kavanaugh] said, 'You know, I never have'".

Here's what central Illinois' congressional delegation has to say about Kavanaugh's nomination.

What worries NARAL Pro-Choice Minnesota director Andrea Ledger is what the Supreme Court could do outside of Roe v. Wade.

She watched and snapped photos as Kavanaugh was serving meals to the homeless outside of Catholic Charities in downtown Washington, D.C. Just as troubling, in light of the ongoing Russian Federation investigation, Judge Kavanaugh has expressed staunch opposition to criminal investigations of sitting Presidents.

Heitkamp issued a lengthy statement that, in part, highlighted her vote for Trump's previous Supreme Court nominee, Justice Neil Gorsuch.

Clinton was clearly suggesting that Trump and Kavanaugh want to return to the days when slavery was legal in the South. Kavanaugh, who has worked in the public sector over the last few decades and would be on the low end of the asset scale among justices if confirmed, has since paid off all debt outside of a home mortgage, according to the White House.

She said that with Kavanaugh's credentials, "it's very hard for anyone to tell me that he's not qualified for the job".

If Kavanaugh wins confirmation, he would cement the conservative 5-4 tilt on the Supreme Court. Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, to oppose any nominee who threatens Roe v. Wade.

"This appointee will likely rule on whether businesses have a license to discriminate against the LGBTQ community, on President Trump's ban on transgender service members in the military", Maurer said.

"It is not an exaggeration to say that we would not be the professors, prosecutors, public officials, and appellate advocates we are today without his enthusiastic encouragement and unwavering support", they wrote.

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