Kavanaugh’s Views on Presidential Powers Could be Flashpoint

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s past writings that a president should not be distracted by lawsuits and investigations could become a flashpoint in what’s already shaping up to be a contentious confirmation battle. With special counsel Robert Mueller investigating whether President Donald Trump obstructed justice, questions about whether a chief executive can…

Emotions High As Kavanaugh Begins Fight For Confirmation

By LISA MASCARO , AP Congressional Correspondent WASHINGTON (AP) — Conservative Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh plunged into his confirmation battle Tuesday, meeting face-to-face with Senate leaders in what promises to be an intense debate over abortion rights, presidential power and other legal disputes that could reshape the court and roil this fall’s elections. Kavanaugh…

Groups Speak Out Against Judge Kavanaugh For U.S. Supreme Court

St. Louis, MO  (KTRS)  The idea Judge Brett Kavanaugh serving on the U.S. Supreme Court is not sitting well with several local groups. The National Council of Jewish Women St. Louis hosted a National Day of Action Press Conference outside of the old Courthouse in downtown St. Louis. Representatives from several organizations, including NARAL Pro Choice…