Supreme fight | Richmond Free Press


We hope the American people will not be snookered by President Trump’s pick for the U.S. Supreme Court.

Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh, who currently sits on the District of Columbia Court of Appeals, was chosen as President Trump’s get-out-of-jail-free card.

In a 2009 Minnesota Law Review article, Judge Kavanaugh wrote that presidents should be immune from investigation, criminal prosecution and civil suits until after they are out of office. He stated that it would impinge upon the pressing matters of the country for a president to be distracted by personal issues, and wrote that “indictment and trial of a sitting president” would “cripple the federal government.”

Ironically, Judge Kavanaugh didn’t take that position when he was working in 1998 as an attorney for special…

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