• The Latest: Schumer links high court pick to Russia probe

    7 monthes ago - By My Sanantonio

    WASHINGTON - The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh :
    4 p.m.
    Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is asserting that President Donald Trump chose Brett Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court because Kavanaugh would protect Trump from special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation.
    Kavanaugh wrote in a 2009 Minnesota Law Review article that it would be appropriate for Congress to enact a statute that would allow civil lawsuits against a sitting president to be deferred until the president's term ends. He said Congress should consider doing the same with "respect to criminal...
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