Wednesday, 14 November, 2018

Lisa Murkowski is ‘annoyed’ with prejudging of Trump’s Supreme Court pick

LOVETT With Trump set to nominate Supreme Court choice Cuomo will rally voters in state Senate GOP districts on abortion issue Gov. Cuomo will visit the districts of state Senate Republicans to bring up the abortion rights issues
Patty Aguilar | 12 July, 2018, 05:25

A California law requiring "pregnancy crisis centers" to inform women of abortion options was ruled as a likely violation of first amendment rights by the court.

Nearly a year after the fateful vote on the republican healthcare bill, Alaska's senior senator Lisa Murkowski is once again in the spotlight following President Donald Trump's nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the United States Supreme Court. In some states, abortion would still be on-demand and paid for by the government. "We want people to go that respect the Constitution, respect the Constitution as written, will not legislate from the bench, and President Trump and I are absolutely convinced that Judge Kavanaugh is exactly the kind of jurist that the American people - in the majority - want to see on the Court". "God forbid they do what they intend to do, which is overturn Roe v. Wade", Cuomo said. "And there's no way anybody would ever think of overturning Roe v. Wade,'" Cuomo said.

"In the face of this federal assault, NY is going to protect itself because this state has always been the progressive capital of the nation. I am pro-life in terms of legislation that passes through the House, but I do think the Supreme Court has settled that issue generationally".

Gillibrand urged her colleagues to oppose his nomination, citing the Supreme Court as a bulwark against numerous challenges by the Trump administration to roll back Obama-era regulations.

The Senate has a 50-vote threshold to confirm a Supreme Court justice. Schumer agreed with the abortion groups' standard Monday, arguing that nominees simply saying they would respect Roe as precedent was no longer enough.

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Van Avermaet's teammate Tejay van Garderen finished on the same time to take second place overall with Sky's Geraint Thomas third. If they could just go as long as they could and if they didn't feel great then just commit anyway, and that's what they did".

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But Francona hopes the other pitchers - and Miller - will benefit from his time away. "I don't care about these runs". Indians manager Terry Francona expected to see Oliver Perez run out of the bullpen. "I made the mistake".

Robin Chappelle Golston, the head of Planned Parenthood Empire State Acts - the lobbying arm of Planned Parenthood in NY state - said her group is grateful for Cuomo's efforts, and she puts the blame back on the Republicans.

Golston's group is nonpartisan, and she said they would back Republicans for election to the Senate if they supported the Reproductive Health Act, but so far, no GOP candidate has done so.

"I think his confirmation will go well", Hatch said during brief remarks to reporters before meeting more privately with Kavanaugh. "But, with the ability of the court to sort of move at the margins and let a regulation stand here and let another regulation stand there, when you add it all up it restricts access".

Murkowski said she will consider the role that Kavanaugh would play in swinging the court to the right for decades to come.

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