“The President and Mitch McConnell want to ram through this nomination come hell or high water, without real advice or informed consent by the Senate, but that’s just not how our Constitution works.”” (US Senator Merkley)
Howard Chandler Christy’s Scene at the Signing of the Constitution of the United States
“LAWSUIT UPDATE: MERKLEY FILES EMERGENCY MOTION IN LAWSUIT OVER KAVANAUGH CONFIRMATION PROCESS
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
WASHINGTON, D.C. – With Senate leadership determined to ram through Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination this week, Oregon’s Senator Jeff Merkley has taken the emergency measure of filing for immediate relief in his separation of powers lawsuit.
The motion asks the court to compel President Trump to produce Kavanaugh’s full record before the Senate votes on Kavanaugh’s confirmation. Trump has withheld over 100,000 documents from Kavanaugh’s record through so-called “presidential privilege,” with no explanation or review to justify withholding the documents
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