Kavanaugh also explained an occasion during the hearings last week when he turned away Fred Guttenberg, whose 14-year-old daughter was among the 17 slain in a February 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla.
Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), who chairs the judiciary committee, said Thursday he was aware of the matter, but declined to comment because he had not seen the document in question. He says if he had known who Guttenberg was, "I would have shaken his hand, talked to him, and expressed my sympathy".
Trump unveiled Kavanaugh in July as his pick to replace the retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy, who has often been a swing vote in landmark cases, calling him "one of the sharpest legal minds of our time" He said during his 2016 campaign that he would pick anti-abortion justices.
For The Washington Post, Eli Rosenberg detects signs that an "unusual crowdfunding campaign" by "a group of liberal activists in Maine" soliciting pledges to be contributed in 2020 to a Democrat challenging Sen.
Kavanaugh was also asked about an incident during the hearing when he turned away from the father of shooting victim that approached him during a recess. "At The National Law Journal (subscription or registration required), Marcia Coyle and Tony Mauro highlight some of Kavanaugh's answers to more than a thousand written questions posed by senators ... in the wake of [Kavanaugh's] confirmation hearing last week".
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The 28 new documents released late Wednesday are from Kavanaugh's time in the White House counsel's office during the George W. Bush administration.
"Booker violated Senate Rules by releasing Committee Confidential records through his social media accounts". The conservative group Judicial Watch wants an investigation. Murkowski is a moderate Republican whose support would likely be needed for Kavanaugh to win confirmation.
The vote occurred as Democrats complained about the confirmation process and pressed for more documents from President Trump's nominee. Kavanaugh is committed to ending healthcare for people with pre-existing conditions. They remain willing to review documents and consent to senators' requests for disclosure, "when appropriate", the letter said. I did what any one member of this committee can do, hold over the nomination of Kavanaugh.
After a meeting with Mr Kavanaugh last month, Senator Collins declared he assured her that he regarded Roe V Wade as a "settled" law. According to The Intercept, the person who sent the letter was relaying information about an incident allegedly involving someone else and Kavanaugh from when the Supreme Court nominee was in high school.