Supreme Court pick works Capitol Hill; Dems warn of rightward tilt

Hero or villain? Trump's court pick is in for a fight

Probably the death of a justice.

When he dissented from a DC Circuit decision last October preventing the Trump administration from blocking a teenage migrant in Texas from obtaining an abortion, Kavanaugh laced his opinion with broader thoughts. "A solid conservative who interprets the law, who won't make the law".

The 25.6 million figure cited by Nielsen covers viewers who watched Fox News, ABC, NBC, CBS, MSNBC, Fox and CNN during Mr. Trump's announcement Monday, and excludes smaller networks and other formats.

A partisan divide over U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh deepened Wednesday, with Republican senators extolling his judicial record while Democrats demanded time to thoroughly vet his writings and opinions on matters ranging from environmental regulation to executive authority. Even four-in-10 Democrats supported her. "Decades-old Supreme Court precedent makes clear that the government may not place an undue burden on a pregnant person's access to abortion".

Chuck Schumer, the Senate Democratic leader, says it's all about health care. Sen.

"I am here tonight because I'm a United States senator", Sen. It's a Supreme Court justice, this is a lifetime job.

Ultimately, neither the National Labor Relations Board nor the majority of judges on a panel for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit agreed with Agri Processor. Fourteen years later, Sandra Day O'Connor became the first woman to serve as a justice.

"In doing so, Kavanaugh invoked Chief Justice Charles Evans Hughes and the lessons of the court in the early 20th century: "(H) istory and precedent counsel caution before reaching out to decide hard constitutional questions too quickly, especially when the underlying issues are of lasting significance.

Ever since, circumstances have meant that presidents have been able to fill just two openings each.

The articles grew not only out of Kavanaugh's experiences working for Starr, but also his service to former President George W. Bush.

Serving two terms didn't help his successors get more picks.

Thai cave rescue sees four more boys freed
A person with knowledge of the rescue said just before the eleventh person was spotted, that 10 people had been brought out. Officials were not immediately available to comment on who had been brought out, and their condition was unclear.

John Roberts now serves as the chief White House correspondent for FOX News Channel (FNC).

In 2011, the dispute over the President Barack Obama-sponsored Affordable Care Act, came before Kavanaugh's court.

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh returned to Capitol Hill on Wednesday for a whirlwind round of meetings with key Republican senators as Democrats ramped up efforts to block his confirmation. "This is the only way Democrats maintain the ability to take back Congress".

"In the wake of what happened with Merrick Garland, Democrats would feel justified in refusing to seat another Trump appointee".

Collins has backed all three conservative justices nominated by Republican presidents while she has been in office. "You don't win without Kennedy", Harvard law professor Richard Lazarus told The Atlantic after Kennedy's retirement. The last justice to retire before him, John Paul Stevens, left the court at 90.

Hatch, who had conferred with Trump on the nominee, praised the president's choice.

Although Republicans have a 51-49 advantage in the Senate, the absence of Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah was already talking as though a third Trump nominee is assured. So, moving the median to the right will shift the ideological position of the majority coalition on many cases.

Hatch didn't theorize when that might be, but Trump noted on the campaign trail that Scalia's death was "a surprise".

Bottom line: There's a long way to go in this process, and Collins and Murkowski plan plenty of deep dives into Kavanaugh's written record, not to mention their one-on-one sit downs with him.

"You know what? We can't just live from one election to the other".

Related news:

Hot News

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Croatia World Cup final invokes memories of infamous dive in 1998
Jul 12, 2018 - 21:25
He added: "The high levels of demand continued until around 4.30am before returning to levels that we would normally have expected to see".

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Donald Trump's Entourage: ONE THOUSAND Staff Join President On UK Visit
Jul 12, 2018 - 20:26
In a statement, the group said it was a "victory that Donald Trump does not appear to have any official engagements in London ". A 20-foot-tall blimp depicting President Trump as a cartoon baby stands inflated in London's Bingfield Park.

White House Unhappy With Pompeo-North Korea Visit
Jul 12, 2018 - 17:56
What Pyongyang really wants is a four-party meeting with South Korea, China and the United States, the professor said. However, officials say it could be months before excavations can begin and years until the remains are identified.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Lawmakers Push Back Against Trump's Comments At NATO Summit
Jul 12, 2018 - 17:14
On both matters, Republican senators said they agreed with Trump's message. They're getting so much of the oil and gas from Russian Federation .

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Donald Trump visit: How Americans living in the United Kingdom feel
Jul 12, 2018 - 16:44
Trump and Melania will spend Thursday night at Winfield House in Regent's Park, which is the US Ambassador's residence in London . President Trump will head to London on Friday, where he's expected to face protests at every turn.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top China vows to 'fight back' after USA threaten $200bn tariffs on goods
Jul 12, 2018 - 16:41
Earlier this year, Trump imposed tariffs on steel and aluminum, as well as products such as solar panels and washing machines . Stocks in China and the rest of Asia tumbled overnight, spreading to Europe after markets opened .

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Stormy Daniels arrested at OH strip club
Jul 12, 2018 - 15:27
The strip club where she reportedly performed, called Sirens, also declined to comment when asked about the matter. Avenatti tells NBC News his understanding is that there were several undercover vice officers in the club.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Adam 'Pacman' Jones attacked in Atlanta airport, attacker arrested
Jul 12, 2018 - 15:06
Ragin was arrested for two counts of battery; in addition to Jones, Jones' female companion injured her hand in the scuffle. Most recently, he pleaded guilty to obstructing police following a January 2017 altercation in downtown Cincinnati.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Israeli closure of sole commercial crossing deepens suffering of Gazans
Jul 12, 2018 - 14:55
Hamas spokesman Fawzi Barhoum called the move "a new crime against humanity " and called on the global community to intervene. Israel will shut down the Gaza Strip's main trade terminal in a new crackdown on the region.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Thai boys were passed 'sleeping' through cave, says rescue diver
Jul 12, 2018 - 14:40
It posted another message on Thursday encouraging the boys and their coach to be strong so they could return to the field soon. Extraordinary video footage shows how the boys were carted on stretchers for sections of the tunnel not flooded.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top London awaits Trump's visit, braces for protests
Jul 12, 2018 - 14:28
Downing Street insisted Mrs May welcomed Mr Trump's decision to "engage" with the Russian leader in the Finnish capital on Monday. Some British citizens are even more distressed about Trump than they are about the U.K.'s own feverish political turmoil.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Erdogan says he won't let a peace deal hurt Turkish Cypriots
Jul 12, 2018 - 14:15
The BIST 100 stock index fell 5.18 percent, recording its biggest one-day fall since a failed military coup attempt in July, 2016. Erdogan has been in power for 15 years, first as prime minister, and then as president, from 2014.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Questions about Kavanaugh temper enthusiasm for Trump pick
Jul 12, 2018 - 13:43
More than any other red-state senator, Heitkamp has received a remarkable amount of help from Republicans to keep her job. During the rally, Williams emphasised his concern that the right-leaning Supreme Court could overturn Roe v.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top 21st Century Fox raises Sky bid in battle with Comcast
Jul 12, 2018 - 12:55
Comcast may instead try to get the Sky network, which Fox now owns 39% of the company. Now it's up to Comcast (cmcsa) to decide how much Sky is worth.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Nigerian descent Dele Alli on bringing the nation together
Jul 12, 2018 - 10:59
We have seen the reactions back home and it's been unbelievable, so we will hopefully give them many more great moments". Didier Deschamps' side will now face the victor of Wednesday's tie between England and Croatia in Moscow.