The letter was sent on the letterhead of the “Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights” which is an umbrella group with over 200 other member groups.
The number two Senate Democrat, Dick Durbin of Illinois, sent out a tweet yesterday that may have destroyed Brett Kavanaugh’s chances of being confirmed. In the tweet, Durbin accused Kavanaugh of lying under oath during a Senate hearing. He also attached a letter he had sent Kavanaugh in 2007 which contains proof that Kavanaugh had lied.
Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CA) said that during their research they have discovered that Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, wants to give Trump the power to fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller.
Deputy Press Secretary Raj Shaw wouldn't deny that Trump cut a deal with Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy to retire by allowing him to pick his replacement.
Outside the U.S. Supreme Court building on Monday night, after President Trump nominated Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, the first mass protest against Trump’s pick took place. And this large demonstration against Kavanaugh was probably just the first of many that will occur all throughout the country over the next few weeks.
Ultra-conservative former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum was not happy or impressed with President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh, according to comments he made afterwards on CNN. According to Santorum, Trump’s pick of Kavanaugh was not going to go over well in conservative circles. He said that the choice the president made proves that instead of giving in to conservatives he “bowed to the elite in Washington.”
On Monday night Fox News anchor Shannon Bream was forced to cancel her live show from the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court after President Donald Trump announced his selection of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy. The Supreme Court steps is the location where activist demonstrators had gathered to protest Trump’s nomination.
Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) said that Trump picked the one nominee that would rule in his favor and keep away from criminal prosecution.
Senate Democratic Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer released an immediate statement announcing his opposition to Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination.