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Brett Kavanaugh Nominated to the Supreme Court
Jul 10, 2018 at 01:54 PM

The Quick Facts

  • Last night, July 9th, President Trump announced his pick to replace Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, who announced his retirement two weeks ago.
  • President Trump nominated Brett Kavanaugh, a current United States Circuit Judge. 
  • Early in his career, Kavanaugh clerked for Justice Kennedy. He then served as Assistant to the President and White House Staff Secretary during the presidency of George W. Bush.
  • President Bush nominated Kavanaugh to his current seat on the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.
  • The next step for Kavanaugh will be a series of meetings with individual senators before the official confirmation process.

Food For Thought

Is Brett Kavanaugh a good candidate for the Supreme Court? What are Republicans and Democrats saying about him?

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