The ABA standing committee on the judiciary released its evaluation of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh awarding him a unanimous “well-qualified” rating.
The panel issues its evaluation based on a variety of measures including integrity, professional competence, and judicial temperament.
It’s time to get this show on the road and get Brett Kavanaugh confirmed.
The American Bar Association, an organization historically accused of liberal bias, has given President Donald J. Trump’s most recent Supreme Court nominee a unanimous well-qualified rating according to their report released today. ❤️???????? https://t.co/l8uiBJvcTg
— ????????fed up californian???????????? ???????? (@UpInTheHills) September 2, 2018
The American Bar Association, an organization historically accused of liberal bias, has given President Donald J. Trump’s most recent Supreme Court nominee a unanimous well-qualified rating according to their report released today.
The American Bar Association has long been known for its liberal biases while giving out ratings of well-qualified, qualified, or not qualified for federally nominated judges. In 2009, President Obama restored the associations status which allowed it receives early information on soon-to-be federally nominated judges. The theory was that the ABA, which is supposed to be ideologically neutral, could then rank these nominated judges with the aforementioned score guide to help guide senators in whether or not they supported a nominee for a federal judgeship.
At the time during President Obama’s first year in office, studies found “indications that liberal nominees do better in the process than conservative ones. The latest, to be presented next month at the Midwest Political Science Association, found evidence consistent with ideological bias.
‘Holding all other factors constant,’ the study found, ‘those nominations submitted by a Democratic president were significantly more likely to receive higher A.B.A. ratings than nominations submitted by a Republican president.’”
Over the next eight years, their bias was so bad that Sen. Ben Sasse (R-NE) penned an op-ed haranguing the association for pretending to be neutral when in reality they are anything but and encouraging fellow senators ti ignore their recommendations. More
The ABA issued an honest, unbiased opinion for a change? I wonder if it hurt. Kavanaugh’s qualifications will mean nothing to the abortion loving Democrats.
“The ABA cannot take blatantly liberal positions on the one hand and then masquerade as a neutral party on the other and then demand a special seat at the table in the Senate Judiciary Committee and in the Senate, in this body, to try to tell us who is and isn’t supposedly qualified to be a judge.
Just like the ABA has every right to advance its liberal policy positions, every senator has the right and indeed the duty to give our advice and consent on judicial nominees.
If senators decide that they like and value the ABA’s policy positions and they like and value the ABA’s ratings, they are free to give them due deference and consideration. But don’t hide behind it. Don’t pretend that the ABA is something that it is not. Do not ignore the facts of what the ABA has become. The American people deserve honesty, not thinly veiled partisanship.”
Only reason Judge Kavanaugh has to go through this, is because President Trump nominated him.
— chris (@cwebb56) August 31, 2018
Must have been painful for the Totalitarian Marxists + Never Trumpers.
— Josh Realt (@JoshRealt) August 31, 2018
Democrats consider the liberal American Bar Association to be the gold standard for screening judicial candidates. On August 31st the ABA federal judiciary committee gave its unanimous “Well-qualified” rating to Brett Kavanaugh’s candidacy for a seat on SCOTUS.
— Lyn Powell (@vlynpowell) September 2, 2018
This is their highest rating. And it was unanimous. The ABA has leaned left for years, so for the ABA to give #SCOTUS nominee Brett Kavanaugh a “well qualified” ranking is damning to the whiners and fantastic news for conservatives. https://t.co/aQYnEE4Lom
— Shaun Hair (@shaunhair) August 31, 2018
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