Mitch McConnell mocks article about Brett Kavanaugh’s finances on Senate floor

Kelley Robertson
July 14, 2018

LEO: I didn't, but I did look at the materials that Judge Kavanaugh has written on that subject.

Grassley said a speedy confirmation wasn't necessarily the goal.

This is an election year, and Democratic senators facing GOP challengers in red states are no sure bet to oppose Kavanaugh.

Justice Neil Gorsuch, the Supreme Court's latest addition to the bench, reported $3.6 million and $10.5 million in assets on his latest financial disclosure.

"There's a potential here for things to get really snarled", he said, adding he believes the Senate should hold off on a confirmation hearing for Kavanaugh until all the documents are reviewed. "I've not seen that with Judge Kavanaugh", Sen.

However, the White House also said that he has an additional $1 million dollars in wealth when his retirement account - which has about $400,000 to $500,000 - and equity in his home are accounted for, according to The Associated Press.

As the Senate moves to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court, the attendance of one senator is still up in the air: U.S. Sen.


So far, Democrats are uniting behind a strategy to turn the confirmation fight into a referendum on conservatives' efforts to undo abortion access, chip away at health care protections under the Affordable Care Act and protect Trump from Mueller. At 53, Kavanaugh, if confirmed, could reasonably expect to serve on the Supreme Court well into the middle of the century - no doubt an attractive prospect to President Trump, who intentionally targeted young candidates for the posting, sources told ABC News.

Many of Heitkamp's colleagues-as well as her Republican opponent for Senate this November, U.S. Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D.,-shared their thoughts nearly immediately after the announcement.

The White House did not say how much of the debt came from ticket purchases, or name the friends involved in the transactions. As noted in the letter, Kavanaugh is the only D.C. Circuit judge to ever hire four women to clerk for him in the same year. Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska. The issue may eventually come before the Supreme Court, where Kavanaugh's view of the CFPB could prevail.

"I wish that he could go back there and vote because I think that he would fully support him".

Baldwin announced on Thursday that she will oppose Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court.

Regarding Kavanaugh being poorer than the others, many of whom had considerable earnings during years of non-government legal work, Shah said, "He's devoted his life to public service". As liberal groups focus on Collins and Murkowski, conservatives are targeting Donnelly, Doug Jones of Alabama, Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota, and Joe Manchin of West Virginia. He called Kavanaugh "one of the finest and sharpest legal minds of our time".

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., pointed to the Women's March statement as proof that he was correct when he said Sunday that Trump "could nominate George Washington and the left would go insane".

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