White House ramps up pressure on Dems to meet with Trump’s SC nominee Brett Kavanaugh

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By: AP | Washington |
Published: July 24, 2018 11:31:38 am


Kavanaugh had no meetings lined up with lawmakers Monday but will resume making the rounds on Capitol Hill on Tuesday. (REUTERS photo)

The White House is turning up the pressure on Senate Democrats to meet with President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, though with little success.

Brett Kavanaugh has met with 23 senators, all of them Republicans, since his nomination two weeks ago. Democratic lawmakers have been pushing for more information before holding any one-on-one meetings with the 53-year-old nominee.

Democratic Sen. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut, a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, said that before he’ll meet with Kavanaugh, Republican leadership needs to agree to make available documents from his work in President George W. Bush’s administration, his writings…

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