Lisa Blatt of Arnold & Porter, a top appellate lawyer and self-described “liberal Democrat and feminist,” on Thursday entered the fray over the U.S. Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh, urging Democrats to end attacks and support the Trump administration’s pick “full stop.”

“I expect my friends on the left will criticize me for speaking up for Kavanaugh. But we all benefit from having smart, qualified and engaged judges on our highest court, regardless of the administration that nominates them,” Blatt wrote in an op-ed at Politico.

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