President Donald Trump named judge Brett Kavanaugh as his nominee for the Supreme Court on Monday night, and the Senate is gearing up for his confirmation.
Troy Covington, counsel at Bloom Parham and a legal expert, spoke to Business Insider about what issues will come up in Kavanaugh’s confirmation and how the judge could influence the court.
Covington said Kavanaugh’s previous writings on indictments of sitting presidents will be of particular interest to lawmakers.
On Monday night, President Donald Trump announced his nomination of current federal appeals court judge Brett Kavanaugh to fill the Supreme Court seat vacated by Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement — and Kavanaugh’s appointment could be one of the most influential in recent history.
Troy Covington, counsel at the Bloom Parham firm in Atlanta and a legal expert with experience in Supreme Court issues, spoke to Business Insider on Tuesday about what Senators will likely focus on during Kavanaugh’s confirmation process and the long-term influence Kavanaugh could exert on the court.
“I think it will be a very noisy confirmation process,” he said. “I think we’ve already seen people on both sides lining to start putting pressure on Senators to vote one way …read more
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