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Former U.S. Solicitor General Ken Starr, Executive Vice President of the Federalist Society, Leonard Leo & former congressional GOP staffer, Ron Bonjean

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He's The Guy! President Trump nominated appeals court judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court Monday night to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy, ending a days-long guessing game that began the moment Kennedy announced his retirement and setting the stage for a grueling confirmation fight. The president praised what he called Kavanaugh's "impeccable credentials, unsurpassed qualifications and a proven commitment to equal justice under the law." Though the president said Monday his nominee deserves "robust bipartisan support," many Democratic lawmakers had vowed even before the...
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‘All a little misdirection': Inside Trump's sometimes wavering decision on Kavanaugh

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Until the last day, Trump was still asking friends who they thought he should pick to succeed Anthony M. Kennedy.
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Showdown on a Trump Subpoena Could Overshadow Brett Kavanaugh's Confirmation

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Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh has questioned the wisdom of forcing sitting presidents to answer questions from prosecutors.
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How Trump's Supreme Court nominee ruled on hot-button issues

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Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh has written almost 300 opinions on a range of issues over his 12 years serving on the federal appellate court.
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Brett Kavanaugh on the Issues: Abortion, Guns, Climate and More

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In cases touching on issues as diverse as gun and abortion rights to regulations and national security, Judge Kavanaugh has assembled a conservative record.
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Former U.S. Solicitor General & Federal Judge Ken Starr On Brett Kavanaugh: “He Is A Superb Thoughtful Jurist”

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President Trump on Monday night announced Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh as his nominee to replace the retiring Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy.
Kavanaugh, 53, a graduate of Yale Law School and a former law clerk to Kennedy in 1993, was elevated to the powerful federal appeals court in the District of Columbia by President George W. Bush, under whom he had served as a White House lawyer and staff secretary.
With approximately 300 opinions issued in 12 years as a judge and a raft of legal articles and speaking engagements, Kavanaugh was the most prolific of the nominees the president was...
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