Trump picks Kavanaugh for court, sett...

Trump picks Kavanaugh for court, setting up fight with Dems

There are 338 comments on the KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi story from Jul 9, 2018, titled Trump picks Kavanaugh for court, setting up fight with Dems. In it, KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi reports that:

President Donald Trump chose Brett Kavanaugh, a politically connected conservative judge, for the Supreme Court Monday night, setting up a ferocious confirmation battle with Democrats as he seeks to shift the nation's highest court further to the right. A favorite of the Republican legal establishment in Washington, Kavanaugh, 53, is a former law clerk for retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy.

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Used to be a Democrat

Salem, MA

#1 Jul 9, 2018
It didnít matter who the selection was, the Democrats would oppose anyone chosen by the president. Itís just what they do.
A useless party that no longer represents Americans.
DR X

Wyoming, MI

#2 Jul 9, 2018
Used to be a Democrat wrote:
It didnít matter who the selection was, the Democrats would oppose anyone chosen by the president. Itís just what they do.
A useless party that no longer represents Americans.
The democratic party represents racism, hatred, murder of children, communism, anti-freedom and it's members are all signatories of a grand pact with the AntiChrist.
Annie Oakly

Wilmington, IL

#3 Jul 9, 2018
The Democrats opposed Justice Kennedy when he was appointed. They are insane. They opposed this nomination before he was appointed. This is not the nomination they need to fear, it is the next one that will secure a Constitutional Court for decades. Justice Ginsburg, and one other Justice whose name escapes me are in their late 80s. If the Democrats had fielded a half way sane candidate for President in 2016 they could have filled the court.
OccupyThis

Lakeport, CA

#4 Jul 9, 2018
If you think the progressive democrats are upset now, just wait until President Trump appoints yet another new Justice to replace Ginsburg...or at least what is left of the progressive democrats will be upset...if there are any left by then.
OccupyThis

Lakeport, CA

#5 Jul 9, 2018
Annie Oakly wrote:
The Democrats opposed Justice Kennedy when he was appointed. They are insane. They opposed this nomination before he was appointed. This is not the nomination they need to fear, it is the next one that will secure a Constitutional Court for decades. Justice Ginsburg, and one other Justice whose name escapes me are in their late 80s. If the Democrats had fielded a half way sane candidate for President in 2016 they could have filled the court.
Exactly.
ardith

Tampa, FL

#6 Jul 9, 2018
Trump, out to protect himself. He is so obviously guilty of conspiring with Putin, all he cares about is trying to stay out of prison and apparently Kavanaugh said he would help with that little problem.
When Kavanaugh sees everything that Trump is guilty of, when he sees the proof, he will be appalled.
ardith

Tampa, FL

#7 Jul 9, 2018
Kennedy was better than nothing but was he a good man? I think not, he cooperated with a criminal and his son let Deutsche Bank loan Trump a billion. So when lowlife Trump says he is a billionaire...think again.

Kavanaugh has voted in favor of every Corporate decision. He has voted against our environment...he is filth. He is bought and paid for by Corporate America.
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anonymous

Brooklyn, NY

#9 Jul 10, 2018
The Democrats don't represent anything other than rebellion against the Republicans....but with only disposable minorities and straight, white males putting anything at risk. That is why this tantrum and others keep failing and continue to shrink their support base.

Just angry women who want power and chivalry too.

I officially now deem them to be the Scarlet O'Hara party.

Since: Mar 09

The Left Coast

#10 Jul 10, 2018
Thanks to Harry Reid and the liberal left for establishing the nuclear option. The democrats can lay on the floor and kick and scream all they like, Brett Kavanaugh will be confirmed by October.

Barrack Hussein Obama - 2009, "Elections have consequences, and at the end of the day, I won."

Karma can be a bitch.
Used to be a Democrat

Salem, MA

#11 Jul 10, 2018
OccupyThis wrote:
If you think the progressive democrats are upset now, just wait until President Trump appoints yet another new Justice to replace Ginsburg...or at least what is left of the progressive democrats will be upset...if there are any left by then.
Sheís in my death pool.
Go Trump

Livonia, MI

#12 Jul 10, 2018
The sky isn't falling for the liberals; it has fallen.

Kavanaugh will support:

Ending abortions
Marriage between one man and one woman
Ending the invasion of illegal immigrants
Ending democrat fraud voting
Expanding the 2A for law abiding citizens
Putting criminals in prison for a long time.
The death penalty for heinous crimes

The progressive liberals must be out of their minds, as there is absolutely nothing they can do other than put those pinkpussy hats on again and get into their safe spaces.
Cordwainer Trout

Owensboro, KY

#13 Jul 10, 2018
There was a better choice. Trump is trying to placate the Democrats and create an opening for bipartisanship, which is respectable. Democrats rejecting the man simply because Trump chose him will show again their real character of deconstructionism. In that sense, Kavanaugh is a good PR move. Kavanaugh's history of some mealy mouthed, politically correct comments on cases suggests he may be too much like Kennedy. Let's hope he is at least a bit more constructionist than that.

“Watching The Snowflakes Rant”

Since: Feb 17

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#14 Jul 10, 2018
Used to be a Democrat wrote:
It didnít matter who the selection was, the Democrats would oppose anyone chosen by the president. Itís just what they do.
A useless party that no longer represents Americans.
ABC was whining, ranting and basically acting liberal before the name was even revealed.

“Watching The Snowflakes Rant”

Since: Feb 17

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#15 Jul 10, 2018
ardith wrote:
Kennedy was better than nothing but was he a good man? I think not, he cooperated with a criminal and his son let Deutsche Bank loan Trump a billion. So when lowlife Trump says he is a billionaire...think again.

Kavanaugh has voted in favor of every Corporate decision. He has voted against our environment...he is filth. He is bought and paid for by Corporate America.
You lie a lot. Does you mother know?

“Watching The Snowflakes Rant”

Since: Feb 17

Location hidden

#16 Jul 10, 2018
ardith wrote:
Trump, out to protect himself. He is so obviously guilty of conspiring with Putin, all he cares about is trying to stay out of prison and apparently Kavanaugh said he would help with that little problem.
When Kavanaugh sees everything that Trump is guilty of, when he sees the proof, he will be appalled.
Gosh, I thought we were still celebrating the fourth of July.........it was just liberal heads exploding.
Turn About

Peabody, MA

#17 Jul 10, 2018
Used to be a Democrat wrote:
It didnít matter who the selection was, the Democrats would oppose anyone chosen by the president. Itís just what they do.
A useless party that no longer represents Americans.
The Republicans are just as divisive.

Remember Merrick Garland?
Turn About

Peabody, MA

#18 Jul 10, 2018
Cordwainer Trout wrote:
There was a better choice. Trump is trying to placate the Democrats and create an opening for bipartisanship, which is respectable. Democrats rejecting the man simply because Trump chose him will show again their real character of deconstructionism. In that sense, Kavanaugh is a good PR move. Kavanaugh's history of some mealy mouthed, politically correct comments on cases suggests he may be too much like Kennedy. Let's hope he is at least a bit more constructionist than that.
I think you are missing the obvious reason for this choice: Kavanaugh thinks that Presidents cannot be indicted for crimes.
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“Watching The Snowflakes Rant”

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#20 Jul 10, 2018
Turn About wrote:
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The Republicans are just as divisive.

Remember Merrick Garland?
I remember it was a Presidential Election year.

“Watching The Snowflakes Rant”

Since: Feb 17

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#21 Jul 10, 2018
Turn About wrote:
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I think you are missing the obvious reason for this choice: Kavanaugh thinks that Presidents cannot be indicted for crimes.
How do you know what he thinks?
Cohen or Cohn

Bloomington, IN

#22 Jul 10, 2018
CodeTalker wrote:
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You lie a lot. Does you mother know?
Does your mother know you use her "smart" phone when she's sleeping it off?

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