How Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation could affect Roe v. Wade

How Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation could affect Roe v. Wade

"We must fight back against the risky nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh".

"I hope in the end when push comes to shove that (Kavanaugh) will have acquitted himself in a way that will allow all 50 of our Republican senators to be able to vote for him", Thune said. But she added that other issues also would come into play for her, including "judicial temperament" and "judicial philosophy".

Sixty-four percent of Americans want Roe v. Wade to stand while 28 percent said they would like to see it overturned, a Gallup Poll, which was released Thursday, indicated.

A favorite of the Republican legal establishment in Washington, Kavanaugh, 53, is a former law clerk for retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy.

Kavanaugh's name came to Trump through a list of candidates vetted by the Federalist Society. "So again, that's why I think all of us need to be doing our due diligence".

"Having seen first-hand how complex and hard that job is, I believe it vital that the President be able to focus on his never-ending tasks with as few distractions as possible", he wrote.

"We'll try to do what we can to accommodate everybody's interest", he said. When Wisconsin voters elected President Trump, they knew he'd choose judges who would uphold the Constitution. Sen.

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Several notable politicos spoke at the protests in front of the Supreme Court building in Washington.

Those writings from earlier in Kavanaugh's career have irked a handful of Senate Democrats tasked with evaluating his qualifications for the Supreme Court. Baldwin, who is up for re-election in November, also opposed Trump's last pick for the Supreme Court, Neil Gorsuch.

Following the news of Trump appointing Brent Kavanaugh as the next Supreme Court judge, concerned citizens gathered to protest and bring awareness on the possibility of Roe V. Wade being overturned, making access to reproductive health even harder to gain. He had worked in the Bush administration and for counsel Kenneth Starr in the investigation that eventually led to the impeachment of President Bill Clinton.

Republicans hold a slim, one-seat Senate majority, and a party-line vote would lead to Kavanaugh's confirmation by the narrowest of margins. I mean, there may be people who, in their personal lives, oppose or favor abortion, oppose or favor gun rights.

The states the RNC is focusing on are Missouri, Montana, North Dakota, Indiana, Ohio, Florida, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and MI.

"This is political", the Vermont independent, who caucuses with Senate Democrats and ran for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination, said in an interview.

Trump's success in confirming conservative judges, as well as a Supreme Court justice, has cheered Republicans amid concerns about his limited policy achievements and chaotic management style.