Brett Kavanaugh Announced as Trump's Pick for SCOTUS

Brett Kavanaugh Announced as Trump's Pick for SCOTUS

Brett Kavanaugh Announced as Trump's Pick for SCOTUS

From the other side of the aisle, Speaker of the House of Representatives Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) said that Trump's nomination of Kavanaugh "shows his commitment to selecting judges who are themselves committed to this restraint".

Mr Trump is securing a conservative judiciary for a generation.

Watch CBN News' FAITH NATION's coverage of the president's announcement.

Heitkamp, Donnelly and Manchin were the three Democratic senators who voted for Trump's last Supreme Court pick, Neil Gorsuch, who replaced the late Antonin Scalia on the bench in 2017. He is among the best and brightest jurists on the appellate courts with a reputation of being fair and impartial in his decisions. "A judge must interpret statutes as written and a judge must interpret the Constitution as written, informed by history and tradition and precedent". The president was gleeful when Gorsuch's name didn't leak out early.

In his conversations over the weekend, Trump expressed renewed interest in Hardiman _ the runner-up when Trump nominated Gorsuch, said two people with knowledge of his thinking who were not authorized to speak publicly.

On immigration, Mr Kavanaugh's views have earned him support from hawks in the Republican base such as Ann Coulter. The court could also be called upon to render judgment on issues of personal significance to Trump and his administration including matters arising from Special Counsel Robert Mueller's ongoing Russia-related investigation and several civil lawsuits pending against Trump. Critics believe Kavanaugh didn't push back enough in the case, Garza v. Hargan, while supporters say it illustrates his instinct towards compromise while standing firm on conservative values. Once that happened, I think that the Supreme Court was diminished for decades to come.

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All of Trump's top candidates were considered more solidly conservative than Kennedy.

According to The Associated Press, Sen.

Conservative Christians have long vied to overturn that decision, and Mr Trump has previously said he wants "pro-life" justices opposed to abortion rights.

"I'll exercise the judicial power with modesty and restraint", Kavanaugh said at his swearing-in ceremony. He's urging people to make their voices heard, an indirect reference to voicing their objections to senators. It's about what [direction] the United States of America is going to chart as its course in the future on this Supreme Court.

Schumer and other Democrats have cited campaign statements Trump made to assert that any of the candidates Trump mulled would oppose abortion rights and the Obama-era health care law.

Trump's approach to naming a new Supreme Court justice has unnerved some Democrats. The same advice I've given to every single president is, think of this not as a political thing, but what is this for the ages?

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Kavanaugh, for his part, thanked the president for his "appreciation for the vital role of the American judiciary", saying that he was "humbled" by the nomination and Trump's confidence in him. He also praised Kennedy. He was in the running past year for the Supreme Court seat left by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia. The framers established that the Constitution is created to secure the blessings of liberty.

"Justice Kennedy's retirement makes the issue of Senate control one of the vital issues of our time", he told an audience in Fargo, N.D., last month.

"I look forward to conducting a thorough and objective review of Judge Kavanaugh's nomination over the coming weeks, and I am hopeful that my colleagues will give him the same courtesy", said Young. The pick will fill the seat vacated by retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy.

Barrett, confirmed to the Chicago-based 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on October 31, has faced opposition by abortion rights groups because she has called Roe v. Wade an erroneous decision. A native of Washington, D.C., Kavanaugh attended Yale for both his undergraduate and law degrees, graduating law school cum laude in 1990.

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