The bad news about Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh just keeps coming.
When he was first nominated by President Trump, we discovered that he thinks presidents are above the law, and can’t be indicted or subpoenaed while in office.
The top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee, Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California, on Wednesday announced that she is “alarmed” that the National Archives have failed to give Democrats secret documents that have been requested concerning Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
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.
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.
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.
Senate Democratic Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer released an immediate statement announcing his opposition to Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination.