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.
Hinderaker: BRETT KAVANAUGH: AN EXCELLENT BEGINNING
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.
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.