Tell Your members of Congress (MOCs) NOT to Confirm a Supreme Court Nominee Kavanaugh!
Trump will seek to fill the vacant seat on the U.S. Supreme Court with a person hand-picked by the ultra right Federalist Society. Confirmation of his nominee will result in a majority of justices on the Court who are ready to rubber stamp Trump’s agenda. This will threaten basic civil rights that are now enshrined in settled law. The make-up of the Supreme Court will have a direct impact on the lives of all Americans for generations to come.
Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee have said “there is no legitimate reason for the Senate to rush this nomination and fail to perform its constitutional duty...when the President, who faces significant legal jeopardy, chose the one candidate who has consistently and clearly expressed doubt as to whether a sitting president can be investigated or indicted for criminal wrongdoing."
The height of hypocrisy is shown by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, who is rushing the approval process, when he refused to allow President Obama’s Supreme Court nominee to be heard in an election year. Judge Kavanaugh’s performance in the confirmation hearings makes it clear why he shouldn’t be confirmed.
We must tell our Members of Congress (MOCs) to vote no on Trump’s nominee.
Call, text and fax your own MOCs. Above all, for this strategy to work, Democrats must take control of the Senate in November, so it is crucial that we get out the vote!
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SCRIPT: My name is XXX and my address and zip code is XXX. I am a proud member of Palm Beach Indivisibles. I demand that you wait to consider any Supreme Court nominee until after questions about Trump’s illegal conduct are resolved. I expect you to vote against any Trump nominee. No judicial confirmation should be made in an election year. I also demand that you vote no on Kavanaugh or any nominee who is hand picked by Trump because he or she believes a sitting president can’t be investigated or indicted for criminal wrong-doing.