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Brett Kavanaugh is one step closer to being confirmed

President Donald Trump’s choice for the Supreme Court has given members of Congress a pile of material to help them start judging of his Confirmation.

Judge Brett Kavanaugh responded to a Senate Judiciary Committee questionnaire that probes his career as an attorney and jurist, his service in the executive branch, education, society memberships and more.

Running 110 pages, plus appendices, his response released Saturday is an opening look at a long paper trail that lawmakers will consider as they decide whether to confirm him.

The high court appointment could shift the court rightward for years to come. A longtime figure in the Washington establishment, Kavanaugh acknowledged in the questionnaire that he had joined clubs that he said once had discriminatory membership policies.

Kavanaugh writes”Years before I became a member of the Congressional Country Club and the Chevy Chase Club, it is my understanding that those clubs, like most similar clubs around the country, may have excluded members on discriminatory bases that should not have been acceptable to people then and would not be acceptable now,”

Read Brett Kavanaugh’s Full Questionaire here

Back-up document Here

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