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09.04.18

Dems Admit They Have Seen Enough Of Judge Kavanaugh’s Record

Saying, 'We Know Brett Kavanaugh,' 'I Have Reviewed His Record,' Many Senate Democrats Have Already Declared Their Opposition To Judge Kavanaugh SEN. RICHARD BLUMENTHAL (D-CT), Judiciary Committee Member, July 9th: "I will be a 'no' vote on this nominee…. In his record and writings, which I have reviewed, there is a very extreme hostility to many of the precious rights and liberties that make our nation great." ("Sens. Blumenthal, Murphy Say They Will Vote Against Trump's Supreme Cour… Continue Reading


09.04.18

Dems Following Orders From Left-Wing Groups

FLASHBACK: Left-Wing Base Tells Dems, 'This Decorum And Civility - We Don't Have The Luxury For That'; TODAY: 'Democrats Plotted [A] Coordinated Protest Strategy' NBC'S KASIE HUNT: "Democrats plotted coordinated protest strategy over the holiday weekend and all agreed to disrupt and protest the hearing, sources tell me…. Dem leader @chuckschumer led a phone call and committee members are executing now" (NBC's Kasie Hunt, @kasie, Twitter, 9/04/2018) Sen. Cory Booker already sent o… Continue Reading


09.04.18

Minds Made Up

Senate Judiciary Committee Democrats Rallied Against Judge Kavanaugh Before The Ink Was Dry On His Nomination SEN. CHUCK SCHUMER (D-NY): "I'm going to fight this nomination with everything I've got." (Sen. Schumer, Press Conference, 7/10/2018) July 10, 2018: "Every Democratic member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, led by top California Democrat Sen. Dianne Feinstein, promised to lead the fight against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh Tuesday morning on the steps of the Supreme C… Continue Reading


09.03.18

Bipartisan Acclaim For Judge Kavanaugh Is ‘Deep, Broad And Enthusiastic’

Those Who Know Judge Kavanaugh, Have Worked With Him, Learned From Him, Or Studied His Jurisprudence Praise Him Legal Scholars And Experts Recognize Judge Kavanaugh As 'Immensely Qualified For The Supreme Court' And Say He 'Commands Wide And Deep Respect Among Scholars, Lawyers And Jurists' Law School Deans: 'There Can Be No Serious Doubt That Judge Kavanaugh Is Eminently Qualified By His Ability, Training, Education, Character, Judicial Demeanor, And Record On The Bench' KATE STITH, For… Continue Reading


08.31.18

Democrats’ ‘Gold Standard’

American Bar Association Gives Judge Kavanaugh Its Highest Possible Rating Of Unanimously 'Well Qualified' AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION on Judge Kavanaugh: "The American Bar Association's Standing Committee on the Federal Judiciary has completed its evaluation of the professional qualifications of Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh … After an exhaustive evaluation process, the Standing Committee has determined by a unanimous vote that Judge Kavanaugh is 'Well Qualified' for the position of Associate J… Continue Reading


08.29.18

A Productive August

Senate Remained 'In Session This Month To Continue Working On Behalf Of The American People' SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "August is usually a time for Senators to spend more time in our home states, meeting with our constituents and reporting on the progress we've made in Washington. But this August had to be different. There was too much business left unfinished. So I made the decision to keep the Senate in session this month to continue working on behalf of the American… Continue Reading


08.23.18

‘Brilliant’

Two Of President Obama's Solicitors General Call Judge Kavanaugh 'A Brilliant Jurist,' An 'Incredibly Brilliant, Careful Person,' Who Is 'Legendary For His Preparation' SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "This what it sounds like when legal experts who happen to be on the political left make a fair, unbiased assessment of this impressive, mainstream nominee [Judge Brett Kavanaugh]." (Sen. McConnell, Remarks, 8/23/2018) Former Obama Administration Solicitors General: 'He Carr… Continue Reading


08.23.18

NO, NO, NO

'[A]bout A Third Of The Entire Democratic Caucus Stood Up In The First Week After Judge Kavanaugh Was Announced To Declare They Had Seen Enough And Were Dead-Set Against Confirming Him' SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "This week, Judge Brett Kavanaugh has continued meeting with members of this body. So far, I believe the only Senators who've met with this nominee and then had negative things to say about him were Democrats who'd already announced beforehand they would oppose h… Continue Reading


08.15.18

Dems Used To Say A Judge’s Record Was ‘The Best Way To Evaluate A Nominee’

SEN. LEAHY (D-VT) On Then-Judge Sonia Sotomayor: 'We Do Not Have To Imagine What Kind Of A Judge She Will Be Because We See What Kind Of A Judge She Has Been' SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "Already, the [Judiciary C]ommittee has received nearly 200,000 pages of material that relate to this nomination. By all accounts, this is already the most material ever submitted for any Supreme Court nomination…. But of course, the best indicator of how Brett Kavanaugh will approa… Continue Reading


08.15.18

Even Liberal Legal Experts Admit Judge Kavanaugh Is ‘A Superstar’

Judge Kavanaugh Is So Obviously Qualified, Even Liberals Say: He 'Is A Brilliant Jurist,' 'Legendary For His Preparation,' 'Stands Out For Hiring Female Law Clerks,' 'The Senate Should Confirm Him' Former Obama Administration Solicitors General: 'He Carries Out All Phases Of His Responsibilities As A Judge … In An Exemplary Way,' 'Very Hard For Anyone Who's Worked With Him, Appeared Before Him, To Frankly Say A Bad Word About Him' NEAL KATYAL, Former Obama Administration Solicitor … Continue Reading


08.03.18

Another Productive Week In The Senate

The Senate Sent The Defense Authorization Bill To The President, Passed 4 Appropriations Bills, Went To Conference On The Farm Bill, Confirmed The 24th Circuit Court Judge And 6 More District Court Judges Defense Authorization Bill 'Aimed At Building Up The Military' Completed SEN. JOHN McCAIN (R-AZ), Armed Services Committee Chairman: "I'm deeply proud that the Senate voted overwhelmingly today to pass the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019…. Through the NDAA,… Continue Reading


07.31.18

‘Paper And Delay And Obstruction’

Democrats' 'Great Paper Chase' Is Only 'To Stall For Time' And 'Postpone' Judge Kavanaugh's Confirmation SEN. JOHN CORNYN (R-TX): "Now we are engaged in what I would call The Great Paper Chase…. It's unclear to me why this incessant demand for additional paper is being made because, clearly, they've already made up their mind to oppose the nomination. So it leaves me with, I think, the inescapable conclusion that this is really all about foot-dragging and delay. They know they can't a… Continue Reading


07.27.18

‘Welcome To The Summer Of #AbolishICE’

Radical Left-Wing Activists Make Abolishing The Immigration Enforcement Agency 'A Litmus Test For Democrats' SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "[I]t seems these socialist groups are adding new and dangerous immigration proposals to their already terrible economic policies. In particular, they are calling to abolish the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). ICE was established after 9/11 to protect our homeland…. If these self-described socialists had their way, … Continue Reading


07.25.18

‘Complicit In The Evil’?

Dem Senators' Radical, Unhinged Rhetoric On Highly Qualified Supreme Court Nominee Judge Kavanaugh SEN. JOHN CORNYN (R-TX): "[M]y advice to some of our friends across the aisle who are engaged in this kind of superheated rhetoric, my advice is: get a grip." (Sen. Cornyn, Floor Remarks, 7/25/2018) Senate Dems: 'Destruction Of The Constitution Of The United States,' 'A Nominee Who Wants To Pave The Path To Tyranny' SEN. CORY BOOKER (D-NJ), Judiciary Committee Member: "I'm here to call on f… Continue Reading


07.25.18

Making It In America

'Republican Policies Have Helped Generate The Very Outcomes That Democrats Claimed They Wanted' PRESIDENT TRUMP: "After many years of decline, American manufacturing is coming back bigger and better and stronger than ever before. It's happening. We're in the midst of a great economic revival in the United States. We've added 3.7 million new jobs since the election …" (Pres. Trump, Remarks at Made in America Product Showcase, 7/23/2018) SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "… Continue Reading


07.24.18

Democrats Embrace ‘Dark Money’

Democrats Decry 'Big Special Interests' Dark Money' While Plotting 'Behind Closed Doors' With A Special Interest Group Whose 'Funding Is Arguably Even More Opaque' SEN. SHELDON WHITEHOUSE (D-RI): "Now you see the confirmation process underway, and you see big special interests' dark money already out, campaigning … Somebody spent nearly $18 million in political ads … We don't know who that person was because of the dark money protections that are such a scourge in our democracy… Continue Reading


07.13.18

‘Beaten Back’ By Fact Checkers

Democrats' 'Hysterical,' 'Exaggerated' Supreme Court Attacks SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "[T]he hysterical attacks haven't gotten any less desperate, or any more sensible. No sooner are these silly attacks launched than they're beaten back by the facts." (Sen. McConnell, Remarks, 7/11/2018) 'Disingenuous,' 'Extreme Distortion,' 'Exaggerated,' 'No Evidence To Justify These Theories' ONE: WASHINGTON POST'S FACT CHECKER: "[T]here's no evidence to justify these theorie… Continue Reading


07.12.18

Democrats’ ‘Extreme Distortion’

Legal Experts And Fact Checkers Call Out Democrats For 'Extreme' And 'Disingenuous' Distortions Of Judge Kavanaugh's Writings SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "[T]he hysterical attacks haven't gotten any less desperate, or any more sensible. No sooner are these silly attacks launched than they're beaten back by the facts. One of the flavors of the week was this outlandish claim that -- in law review articles he wrote 10 and 20 years ago -- Judge Kavanaugh supposedly said that s… Continue Reading


07.11.18

Judge Brett Kavanaugh: ‘A Fair-Minded Jurist Who Believes In The Rule Of Law’

Legal Scholars & Experts Laud Judge Kavanaugh As 'A Terrific Judge' With 'An Impeccable Résumé' Who Is 'Enormously Skilled' Yale Law Professors: 'Several Of Judge Kavanaugh's Most Important Ideas And Arguments … Have Found Their Way Into Supreme Court Opinions,' 'I Love Teaching His Opinions Because They Are Smart, Thoughtful, And Clear' KATE STITH, Former Acting Dean of Yale Law School: "[Judge Kavanaugh] is a terrific judge…. In my federal criminal law c… Continue Reading


07.09.18

New Nominee, Same Old Scare Tactics

On The Supreme Court, 'Decade After Decade. Nominee After Nominee. The Far Left's Script Hardly Changes At All.' SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "[O]ur Democratic colleagues still haven't tired of crying wolf whenever a Republican president nominates anyone to the Supreme Court. We've seen the same movie time after time - after time…. So these far-left groups have been at these same scare tactics for more than forty years…. Decade after decade. Nominee after nomi… Continue Reading

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