Why Trump Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh Is Business's New Best Friend
Why Trump Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh Is Business's New Best Friend
10 July, 2018, 18:42
His tightly orchestrated wind-up announcingBrett Kavanaugh as his latest pick for the Supreme Court, bore all the hallmarks of a matchmaking show, but, unlike some of his other staged events, the hype, the pageantry and the photo op Trump relishes is backed up by serious effect.
President Trump is expected to announce his pick to replace Justice Kennedy tomorrow; Gabby Morrongiello of the Washington Examiner and Garrett Tenney have more.
"Kavanaugh has proven to be a staunch conservative who has relied on originalism and textualism while serving on the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit".
The White House reportedly sent an email to industry stakeholders Monday night, highlighting Kavanaugh's pro-business and anti-regulation record in an attempt to get their help to push through his nomination.
"There is no one in America more qualified for this position and no one more deserving", said Trump, who called Kavanaugh "one of the sharpest legal minds of our time".
Meanwhile, three Democratic senators, Joe Donnelly of Indiana, Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota and Joe Manchin of West Virginia, all face reelection in the fall in states Trump won.
If confirmed, Trump's choice would solidify the high court's conservative majority and continue the president's push to shift the federal bench to the right.
By keeping Scalia's seat open, McConnell gave Trump a head start in putting his own stamp on the high court, and the president acknowledged as much when Gorsuch was sworn in past year. The official said Trump decided on Kavanaugh because of his large body of jurisprudence cited by other courts, describing him as a judge that other judges read.
The Senate's top Democrat Chuck Schumer said he would fight the nomination "with everything I have". "I believe that an independent judiciary is the crown jewel of our constitutional republic", Kavanaugh said on Monday. He also was a key aide to Kenneth Starr during Starr's investigation of President Bill Clinton, worked on behalf of George W. Bush's campaign during the election recount in 2000 and served in the Bush White House.
Kavanaugh, whose wife and two daughters were with him Monday night, said he was "deeply humbled" by the nomination.
Judge Kavanaugh now faces what could be a hard fight for confirmation by the US Senate, where Republicans hold only a slim majority.
There's buzz that he has plans to gut Roe V. Wade.
"Tomorrow I begin meeting with members of the Senate", he said. "Trump did not move too fast in naming a nominee", said Trevor Burrus, a research fellow at the Cato Institute's Robert A. Levy Center for Constitutional Studies.
Kennedy has always been a swing vote to in favour of abortion rights.
The nomination, if confirmed by the Senate, would represent one of the most consequential decisions of Trump's presidency.
Gorsuch's nomination became possible because McConnell blocked Obama's nomination of Merrick Garland to fill a vacancy in 2016.
McConnell and Trump were rewarded this year with a string of 5-4 decisions in which Gorsuch cast votes favorable to the president and the GOP.
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.
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France have the personnel to take this game wide open, especially with Belgium being sloppy on the defensive end at times. Consequently they will be looking to find Mario Mandzukic's head at every opportunity, which plays into England's hands.
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However, Her Majesty was joined for the day of RAF Centenary celebrations by the rest of the Royal Family. Making a surprise appearance at the service was the Duchess of Cambridge who is now on maternity leave.
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Divers enter cave to bring out last trapped group
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