"I expect Kavanaugh will be very much in the mold of Chief Justice Roberts, who has generally been friendly to business", Russell Wheeler, a visiting fellow at the Brookings Institution.
Republican state Sen. Leah Vukmir said that "Baldwin's obstruction on Judge Kavanaugh's appointment is proof that she'd rather stand with her liberal activist San Francisco donors than uphold the Constitution".
"He is a brilliant jurist, with a clear and effective writing style, universally regarded as one of the finest and sharpest legal minds of our time", Trump said in his prime-time televised White House announcement Monday. He said the attacks on Kavanaugh, which in the media have included attacks on his first name and his ethnicity, are an "extreme" distortion of his record. The issue may eventually come before the Supreme Court, where Kavanaugh's view of the CFPB could prevail.
Republicans mull holding former FBI lawyer Lisa Page in contempt
If the full House does vote to hold someone in contempt, the matter then moves to the courts, where it has often stalled. The two exchanged text messages saying "we'll stop " a Trump presidency, a report by the FBI Inspector General found.
McConnell addressed recent protests he's encountered over immigration policies of the Trump administration.
"I'm concerned about getting into a trade war, and it seems like we may actually be in the early stages of it", he said. Marjorie Dannenfelser, the president of the conservative Susan B. Anthony List, told reporters on a press call that the nomination of a fifth conservative justice is the culmination of years of work getting Republicans elected to all branches of government. "The majority's decision represents a radical extension of the Supreme Court's abortion jurisprudence", he said in his dissent.
If confirmed, his relatively modest means would rank Kavanaugh in the lower tier in personal finances among members of court.
At the same time, Republicans are urging a half dozen Democratic senators, largely those who are up for re-election in Trump-won states, to back the president's choice. Replacing Justice Kennedy's swing vote with a far-right jurist like Judge Kavanaugh could change the rules in America.
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A flurry of lawsuits against Monsanto followed, and California added glyphosate to its list of chemicals known to cause cancer. The agrochemical company Monsanto is facing a lawsuit accusing them of having a weed-killing product which causes cancer .
Democrats hope two Republicans who back abortion rights, Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, will vote against the nominee. In addition, they explore the subsequent reaction to Judge Kavanaugh's nomination, bias and ideology at SCOTUS, the recent Supreme Court session and Landmark cases therein, and the upcoming Supreme Court session. Four states - North Dakota, South Dakota, Mississippi, and Louisiana - would automatically ban abortions.
"There's a potential here for things to get really snarled", he said, adding he believes the Senate should hold off on a confirmation hearing for Kavanaugh until all the documents are reviewed.
"This is political", the Vermont independent, who caucuses with Senate Democrats and ran for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination, said in an interview. Following a brief period in private law practice, he became President George W. Bush's White House Counsel and then Staff Secretary before he was nominated to be a Federal Judge. "But I believe that the President should be excused from some of the burdens of ordinary citizenship while serving in office".
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After the review confirmed the ball landed on the line, umpire Juan Zhang of China awarded the point to Cibulkova. The second set, was prolonged but the former Champion came through 7/5 after 1 hour and 29 minutes.