Bredesen Is A Yes On Kavanaugh

Friday, October 5, 2018
Phil Bredesen, U.S. Senate candidate for Tennessee, released the following statement on Friday, in reference to the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh for U.S. Supreme Court: 

“Presidents have the right to appoint justices who share their values--elections have consequences.  I believe a senator’s responsibility to ‘advise and consent’ is not a license to indulge in partisanship, but should focus on the qualifications of the nominee, their ethics and their temperament.

"I believed that Judge Kavanaugh initially met this test, and I was prepared to say ‘yes’ to his nomination prior to Dr.
Ford’s coming forward.  While the subsequent events make it a much closer call, and I am missing key pieces of information that a sitting Senator has, I’m still a ‘yes.'

"Dr. Ford is a heroine, and has brought forcefully into the national conversation the many barriers women face in reporting and dealing with sexual harassment and assault. I was disgusted by the treatment she received at the hands of the Senate and am determined to help bring about a fairer and far more respectful treatment of these issues.”

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