Trump's 2nd Supreme Court Pick Defies Expectations


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..."Justice Kavanaugh, so far has been cautious in the sense that he usually almost always joins the majority," said Curt Levey, president of the conservative Committee for Justice.

"He’s voted the same as Roberts in the vast majority of cases," Levey said, "and Roberts has slowly been drifting towards the center..."

...There is talk that the entente between Kavanaugh and Roberts could foil a rightward move of the court. But Levey said Kavanaugh and Roberts have their own reasons for being cautious.

"Roberts because he’s the chief justice and he wants the court to be seen as not extreme, and Kavanaugh because he’s new on the bench," Levey said...

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