Brett Kavanaugh confirmation hearings: One thing senators must ask

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Washington Examiner—On Monday, President Trump made it clear how he thinks that those he appointed should act: loyal to the president and the party above all else, including the rule of law. On Tuesday, as Senate confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh begin, it is up to senators from both parties to ensure that Trump’s nominee has not been improperly influenced by the president.

Fact-checking Brett Kavanaugh's Senate confirmation hearings. Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, is facing a tough confirmation hearing in the Senate. Kavanaugh hopes to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy, the median justice who often cast swing votes to break ideological ties. Kavanaugh would almost certainly tilt the court right. We noticed that many questions during his hearing centered on presidential powers, abortion, and Kavanaugh’s unreleased documents. We decided to provide factual context for the each of those...