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Democrats want the Republicans to not vote until after the November election because they want to see if they can gain the majority. Republican Senator Roy Blunt of Missouri told NBC's "Meet The Press" the president should take note of that political reality in his choice.
"I'm very close to making a final decision". And he joins us now.
SARAH MCCAMMON, BYLINE: Hey, Rachel. At The National Law Journal, Leon Friedman contends that even if the nominee is confirmed, "that doesn't mean progressives are powerless against such rollbacks" to abortion rights, LGBT rights and affirmative action.
Barrett's religious beliefs troubled some Democrats while she was being confirmed to the 7th Circuit past year. But a couple of concerns have arisen.
Meanwhile, the conservative Judicial Crisis Network said it will launch a $1.4 million ad buy in four states - Alabama, Indiana, North Dakota, and West Virginia - introducing the nominee in a favorable light. Also, just a lot of material for vetters to go through. He has written roughly 300 opinions as a judge, authored several law journal articles, regularly taught law school classes and spoken frequently in public. That does not give a lot of people a thought that we're going to have an independent Supreme Court.
Barrett - a longtime Notre Dame Law School professor who became a federal appeals judge last fall - excited social conservatives with her testimony when she was questioned about her Roman Catholic faith in her nomination hearings past year.
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Kavanaugh "is a well-respected judge with a strong record of honoring the Constitution and upholding the rule of law", Sen. Another potential mark against her is she's pretty new to the federal bench.
Deep personal faith might make a judge more sympathetic to religious freedom claims, but so does an approach to the law like that encouraged by The Federalist Society. He is an evangelical Christian whose book Lead Yourself First uses President Dwight Eisenhower, primatologist Jane Goodall, Winston Churchill, Martin Luther King Jr. and others as examples of "leaders who have used solitude to function more effectively". The White House prepared briefing materials on all four. He's been vetted before.
Al Jazeera's Kimberly Halkett reports from Washington, DC.
Former GOP Sen. Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire helped shepherd Neil Gorsuch, Trump's pick to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia in 2017, through his successful confirmation process. Getting a nominee through takes time.
Before his election to the Senate, Kyl served in the U.S. House from 1987 to 1995.
Kavanaugh's views on presidential power and abortion are expected to draw particular attention in his confirmation hearing. You know, that said, he has made promises to his base.
In a later tweet he said he was looking forward to the Monday night announcement of his "exceptional" pick. Whoever is picked will face opposition from Democrats.
MARTIN: What's the timeline from there? It's not an arm of the White House. But the process of vetting the nominee will start right away.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.