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Chief justice of California Supreme Court quits GOP over Kavanaugh confirmation
NBC "News" ^ | December 14, 2018 | By Dartunorro Clark (D-NBC)

Posted on 12/14/2018 11:06:57 AM PST by Oldeconomybuyer

Chief Justice of California Tani Cankil-Sakauye has reportedly renounced her Republican Party registration and re-registered as a no-party-preference voter, citing Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh.

Cankil-Sakauye made the comments in a phone interview on Thursday to CALmatters, a nonprofit news organization, saying that she had been thinking about Kavanaugh's September confirmation hearing.

"I’ve been thinking about it for some time," Cankil-Sakauye said of her decision. She said that she spoke with her husband and friends about the hearing and their conclusion was that "you didn’t leave the party - the party left you."

“I felt compelled to make a choice now. It better suits what I do and how I approach issues," Cankil-Sakauye told CALmatters, adding that she has become displeased with the GOP's direction nationally and in her home state.

Cankil-Sakauye has excoriated President Donald Trump for being harmful to the "rule of law" because of his attacks on judges.

(Excerpt) Read more at nbcnews.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: California
KEYWORDS: abortion; activistjudge; brettkavanaugh; california; calmatters; fakemedia; fakenonprofits; kavanaugh; liberalism; maga; progressives; rino; scotus; tanicankilsakauye
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Suuuuuuure - that’s the reason......with “Judges” like a lot of the ones we have, it’s amazing we have any FReedoms left....


61 posted on 12/15/2018 2:08:49 AM PST by trebb (Those who don't donate anything tend to be empty gasbags...no-value-added types)
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