How Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation could affect Roe v. Wade

Federal appeals Judge Brett Kavanaugh is a longtime judge and former clerk of retiring Justice Kennedy

Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.). told a reporter Thursday.

By 2017, his credit card debt was paid off, or did not meet the threshold of being reported on his disclosures.

"In selecting Judge Brett Kavanaugh to fill the vacancy left by Justice Kennedy, President Trump has chosen a nominee with impeccable credentials and a strong record of upholding the Constitution", McCain said.

Pickerill says it is possible Roe v. Wade could come before the high court if Kavanaugh is confirmed.

Brett Kavanaugh will be under the microscope for the foreseeable future after President Donald Trump nominated the Federal circuit judge to replace justice Anthony Kennedy on the United States Supreme Court.

Trump is backing McCaskill's front-runner Republican challenger, Attorney General Josh Hawley.

Kavanaugh, in his previous court rulings, has steered clear, if only just, of offering clear insight into his views about abortion, but experts generally rate him as more conservative than all but Justice Clarence Thomas among the court's current occupants.

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"And I would say being very strict on interpretation of the Constitution and things like that, that's what impresses me, that's what ought to impress most people, because that's what the Constitution writers meant was that judges were supposed to interpret law", he added. When Wisconsin voters elected President Trump, they knew he'd choose judges who would uphold the Constitution. Sen. Eighty-one percent of Democrats said they did not want Roe overturned, while 41 percent of Republicans said the same.

Democrats have also called on McConnell to hold off on a confirmation vote until after the November midterm elections, which the majority leader has refused. On top of that, Minnesota is one of the handful of states that pays for abortions for low-income patients who can't afford one.

Even the Democrats who voted against Gorsuch have felt the weight of the Kavanaugh nomination.

Regarding Kavanaugh being poorer than the others, many of whom had considerable earnings during years of non-government legal work, Shah said, "He's devoted his life to public service".

Fallon tweeted back: "We already know the answers to these questions, Tim Kaine".

The Senate GOP campaign arm immediately pounced on Baldwin's opposition to Kavanaugh, accusing her of picking "Washington over Wisconsin".

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