U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh was pressed Wednesday about what role, if any, the conservative Federalist Society played in his nomination.
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-Rhode Island, questioned Kavanaugh about comments White House Counsel Donald McGahn made in November that rejected the contention the White House has “outsourced” judge-picking to the Federalist Society. The group has been a major influence in the Trump White House selection of judicial nominees.
This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.
To view this content, please continue to their sites.
Not a Lexis Subscriber?
Not a Bloomberg Law Subscriber?
LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.
For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]