Published in The Progressive Pulse
Donald Trump’s relentless assault on the federal courts continues in the aftermath of the Brett Kavanaugh debacle. The clear lesson that he and Republican senators learned: “Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead!”
The latest evidence of this hard reality: Neomi Rao — Trump’s nominee to take Kavanaugh’s spot on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, the nation’s second highest court, who had her confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee today. Yesterday, court watchers at the Alliance for Justice released a detailed report on Rao and it’s not an encouraging picture that they paint.