Watch live President Trump’s choice for Supreme Court. NBC News reports that the choice will be Brett Kavanaugh. Kavanaugh has a solid reputation and is considered an establishment conservative.
USA Daily Chronicles on Kavanaugh:
“Here’s a brief outline of Judge Kavanaugh’s experience:
“Federal Judicial Service:
“Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
“Nominated by George W. Bush on January 25, 2006, to a seat vacated by Laurence H. Silberman. Confirmed by the Senate on May 26, 2006, and received commission on May 30, 2006.
“Yale College, B.A., 1987
“Yale Law School, J.D., 1990
“Law clerk, Hon. Walter K. Stapleton, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, 1990-1991
“Law clerk, Hon. Alex Kozinski, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 1991-1992
“Attorney, Office of the Solicitor General, U.S. Department of Justice, 1992-1993
“Law clerk, Hon. Anthony M. Kennedy, Supreme Court of the United States, 1993-1994
“Associate independent counsel, Whitewater investigation, 1994-1997, 1998
“Private practice, 1997-1998, 1999-2001
“Associate counsel, President George W. Bush, 2001-2003; senior associate counsel, 2003
“Assistant to the president and staff secretary, President George W. Bush, 2003-2006”
In spite of the fact Kavanaugh was a more reasonable candidate compared to others, most liberals seem to be dismissing him as “dangerous” and “unacceptable.” It promises to be a lively confirmation process.
Here’s that announcement: