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EPW Democrats Tout Blockades Of EPA Nominees To Oppose Kavanaugh

September 07, 2018
Democrats on the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee (EPW) are pointing to the resignation of former EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt and their successful opposition to two other high-profile environment nominees as evidence that they can block confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. During a Sept. 6 event outside the Capitol, Sen. Tom Carper (D-DE), the ranking Democrat, compared Kavanaugh's rulings on environmental cases to what he called Pruitt's “pro-polluter” policies, and urged continued opposition to the nominee as...

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