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***Live Updates*** Brett Kavanaugh Confirmation Hearings

The Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday will begin its confirmation hearings for Brett Kavanaugh. If confirmed, Kavanaugh will replace retiring Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy. In his opening statement, Kavanaugh, echoing Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts, will say that a “good judge must be an umpire—a neutral and impartial arbiter who favors no litigant or policy.” Breitbart News will have live updates throughout the week. All times eastern.

Associate Justice Anthony M. Kennedy poses for a group photograph at the Supreme Court building on June 1 2017 in Washington, DC. Credit: Olivier Douliery/MediaPunch /IPX via AP

Kennedy Retires, Supreme Court Lets Climate Change Case Proceed

Wednesday marked the first day in 30 years of a Supreme Court without Justice Anthony Kennedy, with no noteworthy events from the Court’s final days aside from Monday’s order allowing a shockingly broad climate change lawsuit to proceed.

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Amy Barrett and Thomas Hardiman Rising as Trump Readies Supreme Court Pick – Maybe

Sources tell Breitbart News on Sunday that Judges Amy Barrett and Thomas Hardiman have taken the top two positions in the Supreme Court selection process in the final hours before President Donald Trump makes his final choice for a lifetime appointment. Other outlets are reporting different names and numbers, leaving everyone guessing.

President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte in the Oval Office of the White House, Monday, July 2, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

President Trump Meets with 4 SCOTUS Candidates, 2-3 More to Come

President Donald Trump met with four “outstanding” potential U.S. Supreme Court nominees Monday morning at the White House, telling the press that afternoon that he has plans to meet with two or three more before making a decision.

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Fitton: Getting the Supreme Court Back on Track

Judicial Watch is pleased that Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement from the Supreme Court will provide President Trump another opportunity to nominate a constitutional conservative who will honor the Constitution and the rule of law, rather than legislate from the bench.

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Judge Napolitano: Roe v. Wade Won’t Be Overturned

Monday on Fox News Channel’s “America’s Newsroom,” the network’s senior judicial analyst Andrew Napolitano said he does not believe the Supreme Court would vote to overturn Roe v. Wade because “it is settled law and a precedent.” Napolitano said Roe v. Wade  “Is

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Durbin: ‘We Don’t Have the Power’ to Play Hardball on SCOTUS Nominee

On Thursday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL) stated that Senate Democrats “don’t have the power” to play “hardball” on the nominee to replace retiring Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy. Co-host Mika Brzezinski asked, “[W]hat is the

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Whoopi Goldberg to Potential Trump SCOTUS Pick: ‘Get Out of My Vagina’

Thursday on ABC’s “The View,” co-host Whoopi Goldberg discussed her concerns over President Donald Trump picking a Supreme Court nominee to replace Supreme Court Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy. Advocating for abortion rights Goldberg said, “Get out of my vagina.” Goldberg

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Dem Sen Whitehouse: ‘McConnell Rule’ Should Apply to Kennedy Successor

Wednesday on CNN’s “The Situation Room,” Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) said since Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement is so close to 2018 midterms, Democrats should demand the standard set by Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) when he blocked President Obama’s Supreme Court

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Federal Court Orders Trump Administration to Reinstate DACA

A federal district court in California on Tuesday ordered the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to immediately reinstate DACA, in a lawsuit brought by former DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano against current DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen.