Editorial Boards in Dem Senators’ States Praise Kavanaugh: ‘Ideal Resume,’ ‘First-Rate Legal Mind’

A number of newspaper editorial boards based in states with Democratic senators are heaping praise on President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee for his “first-rate legal mind” and experience. The praise has come despite Judge Brett Kavanaugh receiving uniformly conservative ideological ratings and in the face of widespread opposition from Democratic lawmakers.

Flashback: In 2017, Schumer Said You Can’t Ask a Judge About a Specific Case

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said during a Senate floor speech Friday that a Supreme Court nominee from President Donald Trump would have an obligation to their personal views on an array of legal issues after saying you can’t ask a judge about a specific case a year earlier.