Supreme Court pick Brett Kavanaugh reports relatively modest finances, debt repayment

President Donald Trump talks with Judge Brett Kavanaugh and Kavanaugh’s family after nominating him to the Supreme Court

A press release by the Women's March organization slamming Kavanaugh received criticism for writing "In response to Donald Trump's nomination of XX to the Supreme Court of the United States", implying that they would oppose whoever the nominee was.

Still, Democrats are pointing to that case as a red flag as Congress considers elevating Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.

At the announcement, Kavanaugh stood with his wife and two daughters and said he was "humbled" by the nomination. "He's simply someone who believes in the letter of the law", Loesch said.

"As I read the relevant Supreme Court precedents, the D.C. ban on semi-automatic rifles and the D.C. gun registration requirement are unconstitutional and may not be enforced", Judge Kavanaugh wrote.

Democrats will continue to argue that Kavanaugh's confirmation imperils Roe V Wade and reproductive rights.

The White House said some of Kavanaugh's credit card debt listed on his 2016 financial form was due to buying season tickets to the Washington Nationals for himself and several friends, but officials stressed that he was reimbursed for the friends' tickets in 2017.

"To my Democratic colleagues, I ask no more of you than I ask for myself, use the qualifications standard, having said that, I know most won't", Graham said.

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Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer of NY has already said of Kavanaugh that he'd "oppose him with everything I've got", and signaled Wednesday that Democrats would be vetting not only Kavanaugh's record on the bench but also his work as an official in the George W. Bush White House and for the special prosecutor during Bill Clinton's presidency.

Many of Heitkamp's colleagues-as well as her Republican opponent for Senate this November, U.S. Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D.,-shared their thoughts nearly immediately after the announcement. Heidi Heitkamp begins to make mildly pro-Kavanaugh statements.

I think he seems to be a very fine person of high moral standards, a family person who's very involved in his community, has all the right qualities.

Collins, from ME, and Alaska's Murkowski are two genuine mavericks in the Republican Party, and all eyes have turned to them.

"I obviously want the opportunity to sit down with him one on one to get a better sense of his judicial philosophy". The U.S. Senate votes on nominees to be Justices on the Supreme Court.

"There will be the usual attempts to sully his reputation not only in the Senate but outside the Senate, but he'll be able to handle it and I have every confidence he'll be confirmed", Hatch said.

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