Progressive groups sent a letter to members of the House Committees on the Judiciary and Oversight and Reform on Thursday, calling on them to investigate the confirmation process of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, despite a panel of federal judges dismissing all 83 ethics complaints in December.
Sen. Michael Bennet (D., Colo.) was so disgusted by 2020 Democratic presidential candidates considering “packing” the Supreme Court, he slammed his head on the table in front of a reporter.
2020 Democratic presidential candidates are silent about whether they support recent progressive calls to “pack” the Supreme Court over anger with the conservative majority.
Former attorney general Eric Holder said the next Democratic president should “seriously” consider adding seats to the Supreme Court if they have a Democratic majority in the Senate.
Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright apologized to Mitt Romney on Tuesday for previously mocking his 2012 description of Russia as the country’s top geopolitical foe.
Brian Fallon, a former spokesman for Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D., N.Y.) and Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign, said Senate Republicans will “pay dearly this November” if they continue to support Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
A former aide to Hillary Clinton expressed his disagreement with Sen. Chris Coons (D., Del.) on Thursday by saying it would have been better if “the witch had won,” a reference to the senator’s 2010 special election opponent.
Liberal activists have targeted Sen. Susan Collins (R., Maine) in an effort to pressure her to vote against President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, but she said their “threats” and attempts to “bully” will not influence her decision on whether to support the nominee.
Brian Fallon, a former spokesman for Senate Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer (D., N.Y.) and Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign, blasted Senate Democrats for letting Republicans easily confirm several judicial nominees.