Democrats won’t co-sign for this evaluation….
But on the last day of the judges job review?
He gets high makes form the American Bar…
Kavanaugh is most likely on his way to getting the job with a few Democratic Senator’s voting ‘Aye’ in the end …..(Democrats on the panel have grilled the judge extensively )
His calls on the bench will be closely watched next year….
Especially by Donald Trump, who has a vested interest in the guy he picked to help save his skin….
American Bar Association officials told the Senate Judiciary Committee Friday that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh received the highest possible marks in an assessment of his qualifications for the job, including keeping “an open mind.”
After studying his record and conducting a list of interviews, the organization determined the nominee would be an independent justice even as Democratic senators worry about his ties to the Trump White House.
Two Association officials led off the fourth day of Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearing, and told the panel their in-depth review of his qualifications concluded with an unanimous “well qualified” rating.
“He is what he seems: very decent, humble and honest,” John Tarpley, ABA’s principal evaluator of federal judicial nominees, sharing what an individual said in one of the 120 interview she association’s review committee conducted
On professional competence, the nominee “easily exceeds these very high criteria,” Tarpley said.
Others described the dozen-year veteran of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit “fair” and “result-oriented.” Another told the reviewers Kavanaugh “wants to do the right thing.”…..
Rep. Cedric Richmond, also chairman of the CBC, said Brett Kavanaugh’s “lack of deference to precedent is staggering” and that legislation affecting minorities — voting rights, education and criminal outcomes — “will be greatly endangered” if he is confirmed to the Supreme Court….
Democratic Socialist Dave says
CBC = Congressional Black Caucus here (and not as I always read it, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation).