Democrats demand access to millions of files on Kavanaugh

Pauline Gross
July 11, 2018

Democrats pounced on a years-old statement by president Donald Trump's U.S. Supreme Court pick Brett Kavanaugh to drum up concern about how he might shield the president from Robert Mueller's investigation.

The longtime Democratic Party activist, whose celebrity-endorsed Save the Day Superpac failed to sway the 2016 presidential election, warned that merely considering the judge for the Supreme Court will manifest tyranny. LLC v. EPA. The Supreme Court cited Kavanaugh's dissent in MI v. EPA, when it reversed the D.C. Circuit's decision upholding the standards.

Alabamians will be hearing a lot about Kavanaugh in the coming days. The court's ruling in her favor was based on a constitutional principle, he wrote, "as novel as it is wrong: a new right for unlawful immigrant minors in U.S. Government detention to obtain immediate abortion on demand".

In addition, Blumenthal contended that "Judge Kavanaugh, if he is a justice, would be the swing vote" in deciding if Trump could eventually pardon himself. "What he's revealed so far does not reflect America's values", she said on MSNBC, referring to his dissent in the ruling that forced federal immigration officials to allow a undocumented minor to receive an abortion. Jon Kyl would guide Trump's nominee through the grueling Senate process. They all voted a year ago to support Trump's first Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch, but have been non-committal on Kavanaugh. If confirmed, he would nearly certainly continue the Supreme Court's run of business-friendly rulings in contentious, precedent-setting cases that have weakened labor unions and class-action lawsuits in recent years. He helped draft the Starr Report, which called for President Bill Clinton to be impeached because he lied about having had a sexual relationship with Monica Lewinsky, a White House intern. Of the four liberal justices, three are women (Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Elena Kagan, and Sonia Sotomayor).

Additionally, Democrats are likely to appeal to Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley's interest in history and transparency in their effort to get Kavanaugh's full paper trail. Brian Fallon, the group's executive director, said Tuesday that the group would place more ads targeting Democrats in North Dakota, Indiana and West Virginia - with a focus on the risk that Kavanaugh's confirmation could represent to the ACA.

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Meanwhile, street protests have already begun in Washington with liberal groups holding a late-night rally on the steps of the Supreme Court chanting "Hell no on Kavanaugh" and one placard reading "Keep your theocracy off my democracy".

Schumer pledged to use all the weapons in his arsenal to stop Kavanaugh from joining the Supreme Court. Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader Sen. While President Trump has made his loyalty to corporations and disdain for women and minorities known over the past 18 months, the confirmation of a justice who shares his loyalties will leave a permanent imbalance on the court and could erode the rights of millions.

Some of the protesters got on 5th Ave. and laid down on the roadway in front of Trump Tower.

After about 30 minutes, some of the protesters, including Brooklyn City Councilman Jumaane Williams, were arrested. If confirmed, Trump's choice would solidify the high court's conservative majority and continue the president's push to shift the federal bench to the right.

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