Published: Wed, September 12, 2018
Worldwide | By Myra Stephens

Shaheen, Hassan will vote against Kavanaugh

Shaheen, Hassan will vote against Kavanaugh

"What the totality of (his) record makes abundantly clear is that on issue after issue, Judge Kavanaugh has promoted a judicial philosophy that diminishes the rights of individuals, particularly women and people of color; puts corporations before people; and promotes a partisan right-wing ideology at odds with the will of the American people", Hassan said. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska).

"Judge Kavanaugh was handpicked from a list of candidates developed with groups funded by corporate special interests, and the agenda he has implemented throughout his career aligns with that of the big corporations and the wealthiest few in our country", she said in a statement.

During Judge Kavanaugh's confirmation hearings this week Mr.

"We had a long conversation about the role of precedent and how a judge should perform on the bench", Gardner said in a statement in July after meeting with Kavanaugh. "In fact, 100,000 pages or more have not been seen", she warned.

"If that's the case then, and it's not expressing his view, then I'm not sure what the point is", Collins continued.

Miranda was a Republican Senate aide in the early 2000s, during the George W. Bush administration. Should the president's legal team decide, as they have threatened, to contest that principle in court, it is imperative that the Supreme Court ensure that the president is held accountable.

Vice-President Mike Pence acknowledged on Sunday that he may be required to cast a tie-breaking vote to secure the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh as a supreme court justice, in what would be a first in United States history.

The confirmation hearings for Brett Kavanaugh were a long four days in which lawmakers grilled President Donald Trump's nominee to serve on the Supreme Court.

The Maine senator's support of Kavanaugh is seemingly in defiance of her own constituents, 49% of whom do not want her to confirm Kavanaugh.

Despite concerns by democrats, republicans are predicting Kavanaugh will be confirmed. John McCain's successor John Kyl.

Abortion was another main focus throughout the hearing, with Democrats portraying Kavanaugh as a judge who might vote to undercut or overturn the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision establishing a constitutional right to abortion.

Kavanaugh maintained that he views Roe v. Wade, which legalized a woman's right to obtain an abortion, as an "important precedent" during his recent Senate hearing, including when he was asked directly about the 2003 email. We had a good conversation about how he would be on the Supreme Court. "It's been reaffirmed many times", Kavanaugh said Thursday, as quoted by the Press-Herald.

She added that she would review the email over the weekend. Democratic witnesses also included a student who survived the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, and Rochelle Garza, the legal guardian for a pregnant immigrant teenager whose quest for an abortion Kavanaugh would have delayed past year.

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