Lisa Murkowski is ‘annoyed’ with prejudging of Trump’s Supreme Court pick

Anti-abortion activists demonstrate in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington Monday

Rep. Lois Frankel (D-FL) on Wednesday brought a coat hanger to a briefing to protest Judge Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump's latest Supreme Court pick who has ruled against abortion rights for women.

He added that, if confirmed, Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh is "going to have all he can handle to handle current cases that come before the court".

Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo has urged Republican state lawmakers to reconsider their opposition to legislation codifying abortion rights in NY state law.

During the 2016 campaign, Trump pledged to consider only Supreme Court nominees who were against abortion rights, while Pence has said that he longs for the day when Roe v. Wade "is sent to the ash heap of history".

Hatch also said Tuesday that Democrats' concern that Kavanaugh's appointment to the court would endanger abortion rights was overblown and labeled it "pathetic" as a rallying cry against him.

In a wide-ranging interview with Bret Baier, Vice President Pence says the White House is encouraged by the early response to President Trump's Supreme Court nominee, that Trump believes in engagement with Russian Federation, and that the president was right to dismiss General Flynn.

On Tuesday's "PBS NewsHour", Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT) stated, "I don't think anybody is going to overturn Roe v. Wade". Cuomo's scaremongering is an ironic reminder to blue-staters that not only would nothing change in their backyards if Roe were dumped, the new legal regime that replaces it in the state legislature might be more liberal than what Roe has provided them.

"I believe that precedent is important for the Supreme Court", Stefanik told The Sun last month. "I find it hard to think that [Chief Justice] Roberts - who has a more long-term view of the arc of the court and a desire to preserve its institutional role - would facially overrule Roe". "So there is a lot to go through", she said.

"He would put our rights and democratic priorities in jeopardy, including the Affordable Care Act, protections for the environment, organized labor, LGBTQ rights and the protections of Roe v. Wade", said Cuomo in a statement.

Golston's group is nonpartisan, and she said they would back Republicans for election to the Senate if they supported the Reproductive Health Act, but so far, no GOP candidate has done so.

I've said this before but the bad truth of it bears repeating: Chris is the "smart Cuomo".

"He's so frightened of Cynthia Nixon that he's drinking the political Kool-Aid served by radicals and socialists who now control the Democratic Party", said Giove. "And I want the NY state law in place".

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