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Judge Brett Kavanaugh says he is deeply honored, to fill justice Kennedy’s seat on the Supreme court.
President Trump on Monday evening nominated going judge Brett Kavanaugh, the Supreme Court, a seat is free, the end of July by the retiring judge Anthony Kennedy.
Trump, speaking from the White house, said, “There is no one in America more qualified for this position, and no one more deserving.”
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Democrats quickly the nomination is doomed, with leaders such as Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., promised, against Kavanaugh “with everything I have.”
The conservatives, however, the nominations of Kavanaugh, a former White House lawyer and staff secretary under President George W. Bush, the nation cheered the Supreme court.
President Trump on Monday evening said, “no one in the U.S. better qualified” Board as judge Kavanaugh for the vacant seat on the Supreme Court bench.
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Trump, according to the Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairman Ronna McDaniel, “nominated, is a strong defender of the Constitution and the champion of the rule of law to the Supreme court.”
The Federal court of appeal has proven to be the judge “of his commitment to the protection of the rights of all Americans through a remarkable career on the DC circuit, and his enduring service to our nation,” she added.
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The President of the March for life, a pro-life organization and annual event that protests the Roe V. Wade said that Kavanaugh has “excellent qualifications”, proves he is the right choice for the vacant seat.
“He is particularly well qualified for the task, and will undoubtedly serve as a fair, independent judge, always loyal to the Constitution,” said Jeanne Mancini, President of the event.
Mancini said, by the nomination of Kavanaugh, Trump kept, “his campaign promises by selecting another from gorsuch-how to be nominated.”
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“President Trump has a great choice” in the selection Kavanaugh, a graduate of Yale Law School and a former clerk of the peace Kennedy, 1993, Senate majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said on Monday night.
“He is widely admired for his intellect, experience, and exemplary judicial temperament,” McConnell said, adding Kavanaugh is widely respected by colleagues and is “highly regarded throughout the legal community.”
President Donald Trump speaks with judge Brett Kavanaugh his Supreme Court nominee and his family in the East Room of the White house, on Monday, July 9, 2018, in Washington.
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Speaker Of The House Of Representatives Paul Ryan, R-Wis., shared similar sentiments, said in a statement that the nomination of Kavanaugh “an excellent choice” of trump.
“Judge Kavanaugh will bring extensive experience to the Supreme court; his long career exemplifies the public service and, in particular, the devotion to religious freedom,” Ryan said.
Sekulow: Kavanaugh a brilliant Supreme Court justice
Jay Sekulow, chief counsel for the conservative American center for law and justice, and a member of the Trump’s legal Department, said Kavanaugh’s nomination “is sure to serve this nation.”
Kavanaugh, Sekulow said in a statement, “includes the philosophy of our founders – a clear commitment to the rule of law and the Constitution.”
He added that, while it is certainly “political attacks” on Kavanaugh, he believes that the judge’s “character, experience, and judicial temperament well-accepted are the American people.”
“Judge Kavanaugh is one of the most qualified Supreme Court nominees come before the Senate,” said Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa. “His credentials are well known, and he served with distinction as a judge on the estimated DC circuit for more than a decade.”
Fox News’ Jason Donner, Chad Pergram, Kevin Kirby, John Roberts and Bill Mears contributed to this report.
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