History of Politics in Supreme Court Nominations

History of Politics in Supreme Court Nominations

Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 894 , Segment 1

Episode: White House Drama, Google Bias, Serena Williams

  • Sep 6, 2018 9:00 pm
  • 21:18 mins

Guests: Chris Karpowitz, PhD, Professor of Political Science, Brigham Young University; Grant Madsen, PhD, Professor of History, Brigham Young University The White House and the Supreme Court are Top of Mind today. If confirmed by the Senate, Brett Kavanaugh will be the second Supreme Court justice appointed by President Trump. The resulting conservative majority on the high court will be a signature achievement in President Trump’s legacy. But rather than taking a victory lap, the White House is embroiled in drama over an anonymous op-ed published Wednesday in the New York Times by a senior administration official calling President Trump “amoral” and claiming to be part of a resistance within the White House working to protect the country from Trump’s “misguided impulses.” President Trump says the anonymous editorial is “gutless.”