Supreme Court nominations made, Trump may have none to go
Jul 12, 2018, 19:48
He called Kavanaugh a "brilliant jurist" who has "devoted his life to public service".
Twice in 2012 Judge Kavanaugh wrote in dissent of the EPA's ability to regulate greenhouse-gas emissions. But the 42% who said that abortion should be legal in all or most cases overwhelmingly voted for Doug Jones - at 81%. He said the judge noted that he had proposed that Congress impose limits on investigations of sitting presidents. It was ruled a suicide, but some people dispute this.
Kenneth Starr's investigative report concerning the death of former President Bill Clinton's aide, Vince Foster, and the 11 grounds for Clinton's impeachment, was co-authored by Kavanaugh. Kavanaugh served in the Bush administration, including as the president's staff secretary.
Durbin also sits on the judiciary committee.
Jones said Sunday, before the nominee was revealed as Brett Kavanaugh, that he could vote either way. Whether they will be enough to sway Senate Democrats from Republican states or moderate Republicans whose votes are critical to Kavanaugh's confirmation remains to be seen.
In a dissent a year ago, he wrote that "Supreme Court precedent establishes that Internet service providers have a First Amendment right to exercise editorial discretion over whether and how to carry Internet content".
Kavanaugh said the question of whether a president can be indicted in office is debatable. He described how his mother was a trailblazer who went to law school and later became a trial judge.
But Carrie Severino, chief counsel for Judicial Crisis Network, a conservative advocacy group, drew a different Nixon parallel, noting that of four justices appointed by Nixon, three - Warren E. Burger, Harry A. Blackmun and Lewis F. Powell Jr. - sat on USA v. Nixon, the case in which the Supreme Court ordered Nixon to comply with a subpoena - and joined the unanimous decision against the president.
Both sides will be poring over Kavanaugh's some 300 legal opinions in his 12 years as a judge for the U.S. Court of Appeals District of Columbia Circuit, not to mention his legal articles and speaking engagements. The rights of consumers: "that's #WhatsAtStake", U.S. Sen. Republicans hold a narrow 51-49 majority. At that time, Supreme Court Justices earned $208,100, which is around $243,000 in today's dollars. Those included a number of disputed cases, including ones supporting same-sex marriage and a woman's right to an abortion.
The best way Democrats can guarantee a strong GOP turnout in key Senate races is to make the Supreme Court an election issue this November. On the Supreme Court he could help change it. McConnell and other Republicans specifically referencing presidential election years, not just "an" election year.
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Santos had bristled at a question about the team's dependence on Ronaldo before Saturday's match, brushing it off with a wry joke. With or without Ronaldo, Portugal will return to the field on September 10, when it will make its Nations League against Italy.
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Croatia was given a penalty kick after Ante Rebic was taken down with a wide open goal in front of him. "I was nine-years-old. A Denmark clearance attempt from its own area bounced off a defender , right into the path of Mario Mandzukic .
Portugal stepped up the tempo after the restart and were rewarded when Uruguay were caught napping by a short corner. And although Uruguay finally conceded a goal , it was the first this year in the team's seventh match.
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