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Like Trump, Brett Kavanaugh would protect the rights of the wealthy and powerful over the rights of all – a fact verified by his prominence on Trump’s short list of potential nominees. #StopKavanaugh #WhatsAtStake

The 88K pages of Kavanaugh records released over the weekend? More than 40K were from Ginni Thomas (Justice Clarence Thomas' wife) promoting Heritage Foundation events. How, exactly, is this helping senators and the public better understand Kavanaugh's record? #WhatAreTheyHiding

BREAKING: Over the weekend, we filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request for documents related to @realDonaldTrump's SCOTUS nominee Brett Kavanaugh. #SaveSCOTUS https://t.co/rH3KvJLzdM

#WhatsAtStake with this #SCOTUS nomination? Brett Kavanaugh is a threat to the right of women to make their own health care decisions and is a direct threat to the Affordable Care Act. He does not belong on the U.S. Supreme Court. #SaveSCOTUS #StopKavanaugh

Thread. #WhatAreTheyHiding

If Republicans truly have nothing to hide, they will #ReleaseTheRecords – ALL of them. Senators must put country over party and refuse to set different standards of transparency for Supreme Court nominees. #WhatAreTheyHiding

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Americans must understand where Kavanaugh stands on all critical issues - and releasing his White House records before scheduling any hearings is the only way we can. So why are some Senators refusing to #ReleaseTheRecords? #WhatAreTheyHiding?

Read this thread from @SenatorDurbin about the partisan Kavanaugh records production process. Then continue asking: #WhatAreTheyHiding?

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AFJ: Kavanaugh Hearing Announced Amid “Outrageous” Review Process

“Today’s announcement of a hearing for Brett Kavanaugh, which Chairman Grassley now wants to hold well before the National Archives has a chance to review and release all the Kavanaugh records that Grassley himself asked for, is jaw-dropping. It means that the Chairman is telling the American people that this hearing is barreling forward, no …

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Rushed Hearing for Supreme Court Nominee Kavanaugh Shows Process Is a Sham, CAP’s Neera Tanden Says

“Kavanaugh should be ashamed to let Senate Republicans rush his hearing before the public can fully review his record. They must be terrified of what that review would turn up, and some documents already show Kavanaugh might have misled the Senate about his role in the Bush White House. This is yet another sign that …

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LCV Statement on Expedited Kavanaugh Hearing

“Senate Republicans are rushing to rubberstamp Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination before we’ll have the opportunity to review his extensive White House record. Senators and the public as a whole deserve to know the extent of Kavanaugh’s involvement in the Bush administration’s troubling environmental decisions, including the corrupt Cheney Energy Task Force, hiding evidence of climate change, …

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‘No Integrity, No Respect for the Constitution, No Regard for Our Rights’

“With our most fundamental rights — and health — at stake, the United States Senate is putting politics ahead of its constitutional duty by expediting its hearings on President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Judge Brett Kavanaugh. Beginning the hearing on September 4, well before the National Archives can produce Kavanaugh’s records from his time at …

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Ahead of Announced Kavanaugh Hearing, HRC Asks Chairman Grassley: “What Are You Hiding?”

“During his time in the Bush White House, Brett Kavanaugh almost certainly was involved with numerous legal and policy issues that impact the lives and rights of LGBTQ people, including hate crimes legislation, non-discrimination protections for federal workers, and a proposed Constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage in every state.” Read full statement here

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Family Equality Council Condemns Decision to Hold Hearings on Kavanaugh Nomination Before Records Are Released

“The importance of the Senate’s role in advising and consenting to a President’s nominee to the Supreme Court cannot be overstated. The process is generally methodical and thoughtful, to examine a nominee’s history and writings in order to ensure that he or she is well suited to a lifetime appointment to the nation’s highest court, …

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Republican Leaders Put Kavanaugh on a Dangerous Fast Track to End Roe v. Wade, Affordable Healthcare, and LGBTQ Equality

“Republicans and Democrats alike are entitled to review Brett Kavanaugh’s entire record before he comes before the Senate Judiciary Committee. There is too much at stake to fast-track a nominee who will jeopardize affordable healthcare, access to safe and legal abortion, and LGBTQ equality. Protecting our courts is a two-party job, and the American people …

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Sierra Club Statement On Kavanaugh Confirmation Hearing Dates

“In an unprecedented move, Sen. Grassley scheduled the hearings before Kavanaugh’s records have been released. Kavanaugh spent over five years in the White House under President George W. Bush, first as White House Counsel and then as Staff Secretary, and has more than 4 million documents in his record from that time. To date, Sen. …

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Statement from #VoteProChoice Co-Founder Heidi L. Sieck on Kavanaugh Hearings

“This is not a drill: our lives are on the line. Conservatives on the Senate Judiciary Committee have scheduled confirmation hearings for Brett Kavanaugh on September 4 — 6 before the next Supreme Court session starts on October 1. Their goal is clear: to confirm this Supreme Court Justice so they can control our bodies, …

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PFAW Statement on GOP Scheduling Kavanaugh Hearing without Full Record: “Their Corruption and Hypocrisy is Mind Boggling

“Today’s scheduling of Brett Kavanaugh’s hearing is just the latest shameful example of Senate Republicans changing long-established institutional norms and practices to advance their extreme agenda. Nothing could be more central to the Senate’s constitutional role than the thorough vetting of a Supreme Court nominee for a lifetime seat on the Court.  Yet Senate Republicans, …

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