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How Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh could affect issues that matter to Jews

Judge Brett Kavanaugh with his daughters and President Donald Trump at the White House after Trump announced he is nominating Partisan Divide Deepens Over Trump’s Supreme Court Pick
Sandy Nunez | 13 July, 2018, 06:41

We can also assume all members of the Kavanaugh crew didn't enjoy the type of postseason success they'd hoped for over the past decade. In financial disclosure forms, Kavanaugh reported having $60,000 to $200,000 in debt in 2016, not including this $865,000 mortgage, and White House spokesman Raj Shah tells The Washington Post that President Trump's nominee went into debt buying Nats season tickets and playoff game tickets for himself and a "handful" of friends, and also on home improvements.

Trump announced Monday that he would nominate Kavanaugh, a USA appeals court judge, to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court.

While Republicans reaffirmed their intention to process the nomination well ahead of the November midterm elections, Democrats argued Kavanaugh's record deserves painstaking scrutiny that must not be rushed.

Durbin said Kavanaugh "consistently favors big business and undermines protections for consumers, workers, women, and the environment". "Those are serious and unsafe beliefs". 'Hey everybody, I'm Brett, I'll be your Supreme Court justice tonight. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, on Capitol Hill, July 11, 2018.

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Williams, for the first time since her comeback, appears to have her body and mind aligned to take that next step. Goerges admitted it had been tough playing her close friend and occasional doubles partner on tour.

"Trump has said that overturning Roe v. Wade is a litmus test for anybody on his shortlist for the Supreme Court, and he has made anti-abortion views a litmus test for folks he's nominated to lower courts", she said. "I'm going to fight this nomination with everything I've got". There'll be the usual attempts to sully his reputation not only in the Senate but outside of the Senate, but ...

"We support that position, we think that's giving proper deference to religious rights, and we don't think that's in any way a retreat from the rights of others, so that's one area where we are pleased about", Cohen said. Both of the Republicans running for a chance to take her on support Kavanaugh.

The statement continued: "If confirmed, Kavanaugh could very well be the decisive vote Trump needs in the Supreme Court to give his concerted campaign to undermine civil liberties and civil rights long-term impact". Abortion, like parenthood, is a deeply personal and sometimes complex decision for a woman, and no one can make that decision for her. Decisions about whether to choose adoption, end a pregnancy or raise a child must be left to the woman and her family to determine based on their faith with the counsel of their medical provider.

President Trump's other appointee to the high court, Justice Neil Gorsuch, reported assets in excess of $3.6 million.