Lawsuit Seeks to Halt Kavanaugh Confirmation Process [text]

Senator Jeff Merkley yesterday sued President Trump, Senate colleagues, and others in federal court (D.D.C.) to halt the confirmation process of Judge Brett Kavanaugh. Senator Merkley argues that the defendants’ actions violate the separation of powers and the Senate’s constitutional role in providing advice and consent on Judge Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court. Here’s the text of the complaint for declaratory and injunctive relief.

H/T to Constitutional Law Prof Blog.

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