Sonia Sotomayor: Brett Kavanaugh is part of Supreme Court ‘family’

Justice Sotomayor opens up about Justice Kavanaugh ‘Fox and Friends’ discusses Sotomayor’s opinions about her new colleague Brett Kavanaugh. Justice Sonia Sotomayor said newly appointed Justice Brett Kavanaugh is part of the Supreme Court “family” whom she will judge based on his work and not by what occurred during his controversial confirmation process. In an interview with CNN’s “Axe Files,” […]

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Brett Kavanaugh’s first day on the Supreme Court bench includes warm welcome – and some pinching

WASHINGTON – Newly minted Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh didn’t have to pinch himself Tuesday as he took his seat for the first time. There was enough pinching at the other end of the bench.  Three days after his Senate confirmation as the nation’s 114th justice, Kavanaugh played an active role during his first two oral arguments. He questioned lawyers on both […]

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Protests continue on Brett Kavanaugh’s first day on Supreme Court

WASHINGTON – As Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh prepared to make his debut Tuesday, protesters, supporters and the curious gathered outside the high court. Protesters began arriving at 7 a.m., including 40 female protesters of all ages  who greeted Kavanaugh when he arrived at the back entrance. Jasmine Morales, 20, of San Jose, California, said she spent 48 hours in […]

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President Trump Apologizes to Brett Kavanaugh At Ceremonial Swearing-In

President Donald Trump took a prime-time victory lap on Monday night following the successful confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, proudly proclaiming that the man had been “proven innocent” after a “campaign of political and personal destruction based on lies and deception.” “On behalf of our nation, I would like to apologize to Brett and his family for the […]

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Brett Kavanaugh, the Bridge

To listen to many establishment Republicans, the rise of Trumpism is a perversion of the true GOP. But if the confirmation of Justice Brett Kavanaugh revealed one thing, it’s the shared interests of George W. Bush and Donald J. Trump. Kavanaugh is the bridge between Dubya and Trump. And he is now the shield on the Supreme Court, installed to […]

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Brett Kavanaugh’s Fox News Interview Is Now Testimony Under Oath

Last week, the Senate Judiciary Committee released transcripts of a private interview with Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. In his sworn testimony, Kavanaugh denied the explosive sexual allegations brought by Julie Swetnick. “I’ve never participated in a gang rape.” Kavanaugh said. “I’ve never participated in sexual activity with more than one woman present and me. I think — yeah. Just […]

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Senators botched the Brett Kavanaugh investigation. Now the FBI must clean up the mess.

I watched the entire Senate Judiciary Committee proceeding Thursday and felt disgusted by the farcical process that was not designed to get at the truth. I felt the same disgust Friday when the committee voted along party lines to advance Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination, although the callfor an FBI investigation by Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz. was heartening. If done […]

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Brett Kavanaugh-Christine Blasey Ford hearings were a spectacle: Readers sound off

Letter to the editor: After watching Thursday’s excruciating and palpable testimony by Christine Blasey Ford, I say to the Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee: By indicating a desire to vote for Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s appointment to the Supreme Court without delay or an FBI investigation, you demonstrated an unwillingness — perhaps incapability — to take seriously Ford’s allegation of […]

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Yale Law School Dean Calls For Kavanaugh Investigation Before Confirmation Vote

The dean of the Yale Law School on Friday joined the American Bar Association in calling for an FBI investigation into sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh before the Senate Judiciary Committee votes on his confirmation. “Proceeding with the confirmation process without further investigation is not in the best interest of the Court or our profession,” said […]

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