GOP Sen. Flake pumps the brakes on Kavanaugh confirmation

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Republican Senator Jeff Flake pumps the brakes on` Kavanaugh’s confirmation

Trump and his Supreme Court nominee were ready to pop the champagne but now they’ll have to put it on ice.

Take Action: Add your name to tell Congress to investigate sexual assault allegations against Brett Kavanaugh BEFORE his confirmation vote!

Lindsey Graham makes his most dangerous comment yet about Mueller’s Trump-Russia probe
The Republican Senator went into full cover-up mode on “Face The Nation” this Sunday.

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Chief Justice Roberts pulls a shady move to help Republicans rig the midterms

The conservative head of the Supreme Court hoped nobody would notice, but his scheme has come to light.

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The Democratic Intel chief sends Trump’s partners in crime a dire warning they shouldn’t ignore
With Mueller closing in, Adam Schiff revealed their only get out of jail free card.

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Obama’s former ethics chief gives a dire warning to Trump about Manafort’s plea deal

Obama’s chief ethics lawyer described Manafort’s plea in apocalyptic terms for Trump.

Tom Arnold and Mark Burnett scuffle at Emmy party over Trump tapes
The corrupt president is infesting every area of American life.

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Today’s Action: Stop Kavanaugh’s Judiciary Committee Vote

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA) are pushing to confirm Brett Kavanaugh, Trump’s nominee for Supreme Court, as fast as possible. With confirmation hearings concluded, Kavanaugh now moves to a committee vote, where Democrats have delayed Republicans as long as the rules allow them to. The committee vote is set for this Thursday, September 20.

But it’s not over yet. Kavanaugh was already the most scandal plagued Supreme Court nominee in U.S. history. Then, Christine Blasey Ford has passed a lie detector test over allegations that Kavanaugh tried to rape her in high school.

This is just one spectre from Kavanagh’s past…as only 7% of his total documentation has been released for review, including an unprecedented hundreds of thousands of Bush-era documents held back by Trump to deceive the public about the true record of this would-be lifetime Justice.

Senate Republicans aren’t *simply* being belligerent and short-sighted. They’re risking half-a-century of judicial influence over a nominee with an unexamined history — brought in by president under investigation for his murky campaign proceedings. We must demand the members of the Committee delay a vote on Kavanaugh until his record — including sexual assault accusations — has been examined.

Check to see if your Senators are on the Senate Judiciary Committee, and if so, email or call them to demand they delay and vote down Kavanaugh for Supreme Court. Neither Senator on the Committee? Email or call them and demand that they halt any further nomination proceedings until we know who this man really is.

If you had doubts about Kavanaugh before (and you really really should), his confirmation hearings only made things worse. In four days, we learned that Kavanaugh misled the Senate under oath in 2004, referred to birth control as “abortion-inducing drugs,” and lied when he claimed ignorance of stolen emails during his time in the Bush administration — also under oath.

And, it’s obvious why he’s Trump’s choice: Kavanaugh does not believe a president should be subject to criminal investigation while in office…which is exactly what Trump is facing right now under Mueller. Just Trump’s overt attempt to obstruct justice with a Justice should be reason enough to vote down Kavanaugh.

Save SCOTUS. Save us all. Starting with the Committee.

Check the Senate Judiciary Committee roster to see if your Senators are members, and then email or call (202.224.3121) them to demand they delay and vote down Kavanaugh for Supreme Court. If neither of your Senators are on the Committee, email or call to demand they work to cease all further nomination proceedings until the public finds out who Brett Kavanaugh really is.

PS — Please don’t forget to sign the petition telling Congress to establish an independent commission to verify thousands killed by Hurricane Maria., and check out the brilliant “Don’t Think of an Elephant” by George Lakoff — a quick read that contains the ultimate keys for Democrats to win elections — and arguments.


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