Democrats: Don't Get Your Hopes Up On Brett Kavanaugh
9 monthes ago - By The New Republic
For Republicans, getting a second Supreme Court vacancy before the end of Donald Trump's second year in office has been like winning the lottery twice. The decision to discard democratic and legislative norms by refusing to hold hearings for Barack Obama's nominee Merrick Garland paid off enormously, with Neil Gorsuch's confirmation to the Court in 2017 and Justice Anthony Kennedy's retirement in June of 2018. With five months to go until the midterm elections, confirming Kennedy's replacement should have been a cakewalk. Instead it's been a mess. Trump's nominee Brett Kavanaugh had a...
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