Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) tweeted on Monday that he knows exactly why President Trump chose Judge Brett Kavanaugh as his nominee for the Supreme Court.
"Brett Kavanaugh was the only nominee on Trump's shortlist who has written that a sitting president should not be indicted," he said. "It's not a coincidence that he was selected." Markey is referring to an article Kavanaugh wrote in 2009 for the Minnesota Law Review, in which he said former President Bill Clinton should never have been investigated while in the White House, because indicting a president still in office is a major distraction, "especially in times of financial or national-security crisis."
Markey had more choice words for Kavanaugh, calling him a "right-wing ideologue" whose "record on important issues portends a rubber stamp for an agenda that would move us back as a country. The Senate must reject this nominee." Catherine Garcia