The Daily Beast: Progressive Group Goes After Nadler…but Not Impeachment

06.06.19


As House Judiciary Committee Chairman Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) contends with a growing push among his fellow Democrats to move toward impeachment proceedings against President Trump, he finds himself receiving incoming on another front. A leading progressive group is demanding that the congressman get moving on unearthing Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s past positions on abortion.

In April, Demand Justice, a progressive organization focused on the nation’s judiciary, sent a letter to Nadler along with a host of other groups, asking him to request documents from the National Archives that could reveal prior stances Kavanaugh had taken on the landmark Roe v. Wade Supreme Court ruling while he was serving in the George W. Bush administration.

Now, in order to bring further pressure on Nadler, Demand Justice is planning to launch digital ads in Manhattan directed at the congressman, which will focus on seeking those Kavanaugh documents. According to Demand Justice executive director Brian Fallon, they haven’t gone live yet and details are still in the works, but the ads could be pegged to the anniversary of Kavanaugh’s nomination on July 9.

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