The Case For Abandoning Brett Kavanaugh

President Trump’s grand bargain with his evangelic base – a bargain that roughly translates to votes-for-SCOTUS nominees – is in jeopardy just five weeks before a crucial mid-term vote. With a fourth and fifth (albeit anonymous) woman coming forward with a more-contemporary accusation against Trump nominee Brett Kavanaugh, the federal judge’s odds of being confirmed before lawmakers embark on their October campaigning are seemingly shrinking by the minute.

Trump during a press conference last night once again stepped up to defend his nominee, accusing Kav’s accusers of participating in an organized smear campaign “con job” to sink his nomination. But despite Trump’s steadfast rhetoric – and a growing body of evidence that would repudiate the allegations of his initial accuser, Dr. Christine Blasey Ford – rumors about his growing dissatisfaction with Kavanaugh have begun to take root.


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