While senior Sen. Orrin Hatch offered unconditional support Tuesday to Supreme Court nominee Harriet Miers, the conservative National Review called the nomination a "missed opportunity." Facing criticism from conservatives disappointed by his father's choice of Justice David Souter, who has become one of the most liberal members of the Court, President Bush insisted Tuesday that Miers was a strict constructionist and a conservative who would stay that way.
Conservatives Conflicted About Miers Nomination to Supreme Court
The Associated Press
October 5, 2005
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