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McAuliffe: Kavanaugh ‘Will Threaten the Lives of Millions of Americans for Decades’

Democratic heavyweight and former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe had perhaps the most scorching take Monday night on President Donald Trump nominating Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.

Trump announced the selection of Kavanaugh, a D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals judge, to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy Monday night, and within minutes McAuliffe was predicting doom for millions.

Chinese Aviation Firm Seeking Investment in U.S. Aircraft Makers

A Chinese state-run aircraft and missile manufacturer linked to military programs and past espionage is attempting to purchase interests in major U.S. aircraft manufacturers.

According to Trump administration officials, the Aviation Industry Corp of China, known as AVIC, is seeking to gain access to advanced technology through attempts to buy minority stakes in major aircraft companies.

Los Alamitos Mayor Gears Up for Long Sanctuary-State Battle Ahead

The mayor of the small Orange County city at the center of the anti-sanctuary movement predicted that the Supreme Court would ultimately determine whether California can prevent local law enforcement from cooperating with federal immigration authorities.

Los Alamitos Mayor Troy Edgar said he was disappointed but not discouraged by a federal judge’s ruling late last week denying a request by the Trump administration to suspend California’s so-called sanctuary policies.

Flashback: In 2017, Schumer Said You Can’t Ask a Judge About a Specific Case

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said during a Senate floor speech Friday that a Supreme Court nominee from President Donald Trump would have an obligation to share their personal views on an array of legal issues after saying you can’t ask a judge about a specific case a year earlier.

George W. Bush Praises Nomination of Kavanaugh for Supreme Court: ‘Outstanding Decision’

Former President George W. Bush praised President Donald Trump’s nomination of Brett Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court on Monday, calling it an “outstanding decision” and praising Kavanaugh as a “brilliant jurist.”

Trump announced Kavanaugh as his pick to replace the retiring Anthony Kennedy Monday night at the White House. Kavanaugh worked in the Bush White House as an associate counsel, Staff Secretary and Assistant to the President. He was confirmed to the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals in 2006.

Trump Nominates Brett Kavanaugh to Replace Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court

President Donald Trump announced Monday night that he will nominate Brett Kavanaugh to replace retiring Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy.

“Tonight, it is my honor and privilege to announce that I will nominate judge Brett Kavanaugh to the United States Supreme Court,” Trump said.

Trump Picks Kavanaugh

President Donald Trump announced Monday night that he would nominate Judge Brett Kavanaugh to replace retiring justice Anthony Kennedy on the nation’s highest court.

In a prime-time announcement from the White House, Trump debuted his second Supreme Court nomination. Kavanaugh is a noted judicial conservative who, as Trump previously promised, is similar to his first pick, Supreme Court justice Neil Gorsuch.