Trump SCOTUS Pick Refuses Handshake From Father of Parkland Victim
Trump SCOTUS Pick Refuses Handshake From Father of Parkland Victim
Kavanaugh hearing opens in chaos
05 September, 2018, 17:41
U.S. President Donald Trump'sSupreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, will face a marathon of hostile questioning by Democrats on Wednesday, as his Senate confirmation hearing rolls into its second day. I was her deputy when she was nominated. Just hours before the hearing began, Democrats on the Judiciary Committee received 42,000 pages of new documents, adding to more than 400,000 produced over the summer.
Sen. Rob Portman will be one of three people introducing Judge Kavanaugh later this afternoon (assuming the committee gets there). For more on the specifics of the hearing, read this great piece fromVox. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., who moved to adjourn.
Well, the elder Guttenberg wanted to shake Kavanaugh's hand as he was getting up to leave... and wouldn't you be shocked to know what the ultra right-winger Kavanaugh did when he heard about Guttenberg's connection to Parkland.
Soon, photographers were arrayed immediately in front of the back-of-the-room chairs where these protesters were deploying themselves.
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"The government has inexplicably and wrongheadedly failed to take a position on that antecedent question", Henderson continued.
"I find it hard to imagine that your views on this subject escaped the attention of President Trump, who seems increasingly fixated on his own ballooning legal jeopardy", Democratic Senator Patrick Leahy said.
Andrew Pollack, another, more conservative father of a Parkland gun violence victim, publicly defended the judge on Tuesday.
And the worst part about this is that it really hurts Judge Kavanaugh and it hurts the court.
In 2009, Kavanaugh wrote a law review article saying presidents should be free from the distractions of civil lawsuits, criminal prosecutions, and investigations while in office.
The scene unfolded as Kavanaugh stood up for the recess of his Senate confirmation hearing, which opened in chaos and was marked by dozens of shouting protesters who were removed one by one by security personnel. "I served as his law clerk in 1993".
In his opening statement, Kavanaugh praised retired Justice Anthony Kennedy, for whom he once clerked and whose seat he would fill, as well as another judicial hero - his mother.
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