Skip to comments.Vanity: Was Kavanaugh Trump's First Choice?
Posted on 09/22/2018 5:50:26 PM PDT by CondoleezzaProtege
When news broke out that Brett Kavanaugh was Trump's pick to fill Justice Kennedy's seat, a few critics (including on FR) suggested that he was chosen as a nod to the Bush era and GOP establishment...
I am not saying that another pick would have had an easier process nor that Kavanaugh is guilty in the least! But I do wonder if Trump really went with his gut.
Sometimes his gut even leads him to side with the establishment, as in the case of the Alabama Senate primary between Luther Strange and Roy Moore. Trump endorsed Luther Strange...but the base went a different direction.
I have just learned to trust Trump's instincts when it comes to things like this...
Doesn’t matter who he picked it would be the same ,remember Ford slept with just about everyone in the country ,LOL
If Strange had won the primary, that would have been another vote for Kavanaugh.
If there had been candidates other than O’Donnell, Akin, Mourdock, Angle,... the GOP wouldn’t be begging for votes from Flake, Murkowski etc.
I understand the point about getting real MAGA conservatives rather than Swampers.
But there has to be a minimum level of competence and viability.
According to this Democrat publication tracking senators for the the left, the following Republicans (who bow to the feminist left) want more information and to hear testimony from Blasey and Kavanaugh.
Roy Blunt (R-MO)
Susan Collins (R-ME)
Bob Corker (R-TN)
Jeff Flake (R-AZ)
Charles Grassley (R-IA)
Orrin Hatch (R-UT)
Lisa Murkowski (R-AK)
Does it matter. He is the choice. He is emminently qualified. No matter who Trump picked, it would be like this. Just wait until the next one, maybe replacing Ginsberg.
That’s what President Trump did, by the way. He went with logic and reason.
President Trump could throw a dart at that list and we would have a great Supreme Court Justice.
Kavanaugh is a good man, Ive thought he might be more of a Kennedy than a Scalia but he doesnt deserve what is happening to him.
Kav is about as clean a candidate as possible.
The left gives us corrupt candidates for the bench but we aren’t supposed to place ANYONE on the bench??
BS. Fight and kick their ass!
How did that work out?
Kavanaugh's name probably came up when Trump was figuring out who to appoint to Scalia's seat.
So he would have gone over Kavanaugh's qualifications twice.
The fact that Gorsuch and Kavanaugh went to the same high school might have been of interest to Trump in a small way.
Anthony Kennedy may have “requested” Trump nominate Kavanaugh.
Hes about as clean and smart as youre going to get. Why do bitter, nasty sluts get to determine the most important position in the country should be your question.
Go clutch your pearls somewhere else.
The other top candidate is a woman, who Trump is saving as a potential Ruth Busby replacement.
Now, Mr. Orrin was the co-sponsor of the Ruth Bader Ginsburg nomination in 1993.
Don’t bother second guessing. Any male nominee would have been the subject of an identical accusation. The thugs on the left have had two years to research the names on President Trump’s list. I’m certain they have false charges waiting for each of them. They were too late for Gorsuch, but they won’t make that mistake again. I suspect they have several for each potential nominee, just in case their primary accuser backs down from perjury at the last minute. All they need is one leftist true believer or one accuser open to bribery who might plausibly have crossed the nominee’s path.
I imagine Ford was thrilled when she heard that she won the competition for who got to accuse the nominee.
Yes. But I personally wanted Barrett, who is more rightwing than Kavanaugh. However, she being a woman, i have doubts she could have handled it.
I mean, the leftards would have gone thru ANY HS clasmate of hers and threaten him to come out and say “ she grabbed my a&& in high school”, same playbook like Anita Hill etc.
Yup. see my last post. The Indian American dude too is a solid conservative. And Im sure these 2 are watching and taking notes, saying “this / is was supposed to happen to me”.
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