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Kavanaugh takes active role
in first day at Supreme Court

Reuters, by Andrew Chung and Lawrence Hurley

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Posted By:NorthernDog, 10/9/2018 2:22:39 PM

WASHINGTON - Moving beyond a rancorous confirmation battle that divided the country, Brett Kavanaugh got down to business as a U.S. Supreme Court justice on Tuesday and took an active role in arguments alongside his eight new colleagues on his first day on the job. Kavanaugh asked several questions during two hours of lively oral arguments involving a federal sentencing law for repeat offenders, three days after being confirmed by the Republican-led Senate despite being accused of sexual assault. Appointed by President Donald Trump, Kavanaugh’s confirmation cemented a conservative majority on the court

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Jumping right in.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Snapper451, 10/9/2018 2:40:27 PM     (No. 11790944)

Extremely qualified, competent, and someone who will represent us well. Well done President Trump.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: texaspast, 10/9/2018 2:48:07 PM     (No. 11790952)

Just a question about the ceremony last night - what was up with RBG? She was dressed like somebody picked her up from the nursing home to bring her to the ceremony, complete with what looked like gray socks on her hands. And it looked like she went to sleep and leaned over on Bryer until something woke her up and she sat up a little straighter. She´s kind of out of it, don´t you think?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: earlybird, 10/9/2018 3:10:05 PM     (No. 11790963)

Idiot writers. Justice Kavanaugh is well-qualified to join in any discussion in the court. Hardly a newby in fact.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: earlybird, 10/9/2018 3:11:55 PM     (No. 11790964)

Re #2, Justice Ginsburg always wears gloves. Usually lace. She has a rather unique way of dressing. And she is known to nod off. She is old for her age.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: lakerman1, 10/9/2018 3:24:48 PM     (No. 11790970)

Kavanaugh wore traditional black robes like the other justices? Shocking! Absolutely shocking!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Lucky5, 10/9/2018 3:28:26 PM     (No. 11790972)

This is wonderful to read. Moving on Sir. Well done.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: greggojo, 10/9/2018 3:34:14 PM     (No. 11790981)

FTA: "despite being accused of sexual assault" by a woman whose own named witnesses do not corroborate her story and whose long time boyfriend put the lie to all of her claims of post traumatic stress disorder symptoms. I will add the latter each time the press repeats it´s echo chamber repetition of the false charges against Justice Brett Kavanaugh.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: bpl40, 10/9/2018 3:58:12 PM     (No. 11790999)

This is a personal and subjective view. Given the deliberate, predesigned and utterly vile provocations, the judge (then) acted with remarkable constraint. My reaction would have been far beyond verbal.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Yorkiemom, 10/9/2018 3:58:59 PM     (No. 11791002)

I had a feeling he wouldn’t shy away from asking questions on his first day. He knows the law and is well prepared.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Mushroom, 10/9/2018 4:13:54 PM     (No. 11791018)

Yeah, but as the noob, doesn´t he have to bring in the doughnuts?
I wonder what other hazing they have.
I do wish him well and I am quite hopeful some of that boy scout will rub off on the Obama appointees.

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