Politics Kavanaugh works Capitol Hill, Dems warn of rightward tilt

17:36  11 july  2018
17:36  11 july  2018 Source:   msn.com

Trump mulls Supreme Court choice from 2 or 3 candidates

  Trump mulls Supreme Court choice from 2 or 3 candidates President Donald Trump is mulling his choice for Supreme Court justice. The president, who is at his private golf club in New Jersey, says he has narrowed his choice to "three or two." Ahead of a Monday night announcement from the East Room in the White House, the president told reporters he was focused on four people and "of the four people I have it down to three or two." He was having dinner Friday night with Vice President Mike Pence, who has also been meeting with the finalists.

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Kavanaugh works Capitol Hill , Dems warn of rightward tilt . American Civil Liberties Union attorney Lee Gelernt, whose organization filed the lawsuit that forced the administration's hand, said he was "both thrilled and disappointed" with the government's work on the deadline.

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh meets with Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, July 11, 2018, in Washington. © AP Photo/Evan Vucci Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh meets with Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, July 11, 2018, in Washington.

WASHINGTON — Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh returns to Capitol Hill Wednesday for a whirlwind round of meetings with key Republican senators as Democrats ramp up their efforts to block his confirmation.

Kavanaugh, the conservative appellate court judge President Donald Trump chose to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy, is set to meet separately with Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah, Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina and other senators.

Democrats, as the Senate minority, have few options to block Kavanaugh. But they warn that confirming Kavanaugh will tilt the court rightward, potentially rolling back women's access to abortion and undoing aspects of the Affordable Care Act.

No date has been set for confirmation hearings.

Senate GOP, Dems fight over Kavanaugh confirmation documents .
There's a Senate battle brewing over Democrats' requests for documents from Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's career. No. 2 Senate Republican leader John Cornyn says he's heard "rumblings" that Democrats want "every scrap of paper" on Kavanaugh. A top Democratic aide says Democratic senators haven't yet agreed to meet with Kavanaugh and want to understand what documents they'll get to examine, especially from Kavanaugh's time as White House staff secretary under President George W. Bush. The aide says Democratic senators haven't agreed to meet with Kavanaugh because they want to understand what documents the White House and Republ

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