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.