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Polis, Hickenlooper Align With Resistance to Kavanaugh

The incumbent Democratic governor and the Democrat seeking to replace him are both opposed to the man selected to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy.

By NTK Staff | 07.11.2018 @12:15pm
Polis, Hickenlooper Align With Resistance to Kavanaugh

The ink was not dry on President Trump’s Monday night pick to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy, Judge Brett Kavanaugh, before both the current governor of Colorado and the Democrat hoping to replace him came out opposed.

“Kavanaugh’s concerning record on basic rights matters,” Gov. John Hickenlooper (D-CO) tweeted.

Hickenlooper is considered a possible 2020 presidential or U.S. Senate candidate. It’s clear the man Hickenlooper would run against for Senate in 2020, Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO), is less “knee-jerk” than Hickenlooper.

The more extreme reaction came from the liberal Democrat looking to replace Hickenlooper, though, Rep. Jared Polis (D-CO). The House member and Democratic nominee for governor said in a Facebook statement an hour after the announcement that “[w]e must do everything we can to prevent Judge Brett Kavanaugh from sitting on the bench of the highest court in the land.”

Let’s not kid ourselves — the purpose of this nomination is for Donald Trump to accelerate his attacks on Americans’…

Posted by Jared Polis on Monday, July 9, 2018

It seems neither Polis nor Hickenlooper have met or talked with Kavanaugh before.

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