Senate Panel Grills Trump Pick to Replace Kavanaugh

Senators on Tuesday grilled President Donald Trump’s nominee to replace Brett Kavanaugh on the D.C. Circuit over controversial articles she wrote about date rape, feminism and other hot-button cultural issues as an undergraduate student, as well as on her views on the role of administrative agencies and the regulations they issue.

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South Carolina’s Scott Sinks Trump Judicial Nominee

Senator Tim Scott, R-S.C., on Thursday announced his opposition to a controversial nominee to a federal court in North Carolina, effectively sinking the nomination over the lawyer’s involvement with a political campaign that sent out mailers described as an attempt to intimidate African American voters.

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