Letters and Politics

Opposition to Kavanaugh’s nomination is growing stronger: demonstrations and walkouts in capitol hill and across the nation

Today protesters opposing Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court demonstrated in hallways outside the offices of Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., and other lawmakers. Many were arrested. Meanwhile, women across the country have organized walkouts protesting the nomination.

Guest:

Adele Stan is a columnist for The American Prospect, and the editor of Right Wing Watch. She wrote the for the Prospect Magazine the article I know why Sexually Assaulted Women Resist Coming Forward; I’ve Been There.

Rafia Zacaria is political scientist, human rights attorney and author. Her latest piece in The Nations is The Fate and Future of Christine Blasey Ford: What lies ahead for the women who expose the despicable pasts of powerful men?

We are also joined by Lisa Gilbert, Vice President of Legislative Affairs at Public Citizen to talk about the Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and Trump’s plans to fire him.

 

 

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