A native of Washington, D.C., Kavanaugh attended Yale for both his undergraduate and law degrees, graduating law school cum laude in 1990.
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But, some in the conservative camp don't see that happening even if Kavanaugh is put in place.
White House spokesman Raj Shah told The Washington Post that Kavanaugh built up the debt by buying Washington Nationals season tickets and tickets for playoff games for himself and a "handful" of friends.
"I certainly hope that the Senate moves quickly and decisively to confirm him, as I have every confidence that Judge Kavanaugh will continue to serve our nation faithfully and maintain the honor and dignity of the Supreme Court". Will he protect women's freedom to make their own reproductive health care decisions? In addition, they explore the subsequent reaction to Judge Kavanaugh's nomination, bias and ideology at SCOTUS, the recent Supreme Court session and Landmark cases therein, and the upcoming Supreme Court session.
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Republicans control the Senate with a 51-49 majority.
In Wednesday's podcast, Fallon said he believes Kaine is "one of the most honorable men in politics" but disagrees with his approach to Kavanaugh's nomination. But she added that other issues also would come into play for her, including "judicial temperament" and "judicial philosophy".
In 2000, Kavanaugh represented pro bono the Miami relatives of 6-year-old Elian, who wanted to keep the child in Miami despite his father's wishes to have custody of him in Cuba.
Some Democrats, including Sen. The others are Republican targets for the confirmation vote who come from Trump-won states where they face re-election this fall. 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. "So this is a stunning thing to me that is so shocking that we're going to have to allow this to happen".
Two moderate Republican senators whose votes will be crucial to his prospects, Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, both said they wanted to review his record carefully before making up their minds on whether to back him. His financial disclosures reveal that his assets are worth between $15,000 to $65,000, placing him at the lowest amongst Supreme Court Justices in terms of net worth - or about 10 times less than Justice Clarence Thomas, who now holds the title. "Brett Kavanaugh is hands down among the finest".
"Sen. Jeff Flake said in a statement: "As I have said before, approving a nominee who will interpret the constitution rather than legislate from the bench should be our top priority".