In 2018, the news cycle moves at two speeds: fast and faster.
To many, it probably seems like it’s been a year since D.C. Circuit Court Judge Brett Kavanaugh was nominated to the Supreme Court by President Trump to replace the retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy, even though in reality, it’s been just a little over a month.
Well, get ready, because the Court is about to take center-stage right before the midterms.
Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley recently announced that the Senate will hold hearings on Judge Kavanaugh’s nomination starting September 4th, and while Kavanaugh will likely ultimately end up with enough support to take his seat on the bench, those hearings should provide plenty of fireworks, as well as an opportunity for ambitious Democrat senators to set the tone for their future presidential campaigns.
So, with confirmation hearings about to get underway for the open Supreme Court seat, let’s evaluate how the other eight members are doing on the bench.