Required Reading – July 10 Brett Kavanaugh Edition

Here’s what you need to know about President Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee to replace Justice Kennedy, Brett Kavanaugh:

Lucas: 8 Things to Know About Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh

President Donald Trump nominated Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court in a prime-time announcement Monday night. If confirmed by the Senate, Kavanaugh would replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy to give the court a likely solid 5-4 conservative majority.

Read more at The Daily Signal.


President Trump announced his appointment of D. C. Circuit Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court a few minutes ago. Trump was joined at the podium by Kavanaugh and his wife and two daughters. The event was, I think, superbly staged. Some observations:

1) President Trump’s introduction of Kavanaugh was beautifully conceived and delivered. Was there a teleprompter that I missed? Trump’s announcement seemed to be extemporaneous, and it was done flawlessly. Barack Obama was never able to talk off the cuff like this.

Read more at Powerline Blog.

Morton: Women’s March mocked for pre-written press release opposing Supreme Court nominee ‘XX’

The Women’s March opposes XX.

A pre-written — and poorly edited — statement from the Women’s March on President Trump’s Supreme Court nomination became the subject of mockery on Twitter on Monday night, including from Mr. Trump’s former press secretary.

Read more at The Washington Times.

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