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Kavanaugh pledges to be ‘team player’ on Supreme Court

WASHINGTON — Quarreling and confusion disrupted the start of the Senate’s confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Tuesday, with Democrats trying to block the proceedings over documents withheld by the White House while protesters interrupted the session ...

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Bush lawyer releases 42,000 pages of documents hours before Kavanaugh hearings

WASHINGTON – Hours before the start of hearings on Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court, the lawyer for former president George W. Bush turned over 42,000 pages of documents from the nominee’s service in the Bush White House, angering ...

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Democrats seize on failure of judicial pick to demand all of Supreme Court nominee’s documents

WASHINGTON – The forced withdrawal Thursday of a Trump judicial nominee over his college writings inflamed the battle over Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, with Democrats escalating their demands to see all of his past documents, even though that could ...

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On abortion and other issues, Kavanaugh’s heroes are more conservative than Kennedy

WASHINGTON – When Judge Brett Kavanaugh was nominated to the Supreme Court last week, he said he was “deeply honored” to have the chance to replace his old boss and the man he has called a mentor, Justice Anthony Kennedy. ...

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In major abortion ruling, Kavanaugh offers clues of how he might handle divisive issue

WASHINGTON – Judge Brett Kavanaugh has only one major abortion ruling in his 12 years on the federal bench, but that forceful opinion will define the coming debate on what his elevation to the Supreme Court would mean for a ...

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Kavanaugh piled up credit card debt by purchasing Nationals tickets, White House says

WASHINGTON – Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh incurred tens of thousands of dollars of credit card debt buying baseball tickets over the past decade and at times reported liabilities that could have exceeded the value of his cash accounts and ...

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President wavered late on nominee decision

WASHINGTON - After the two couples - President Donald Trump and his wife and federal judge Brett Kavanaugh and his wife - gathered in the residence of the White House for over an hour Sunday night, Trump made Kavanaugh a historic offer: to be his choice to succeed Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court. Yet just hours later on Monday morning, Trump seemed to waver - making a flurry of calls to friends and allies and asking them what they thought of Kavanaugh and whom he should nominate.

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The Cybersecurity 202: Privacy advocates blast Kavanaugh for government surveillance support

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump’s pick to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court is drawing fire from privacy advocates and civil libertarians who object to his strong endorsements of warrantless government surveillance as a federal judge. During Brett ...

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