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Responses on the Right to Kavanaugh Supreme Court Nomination Range From Ecstasy to Told You So

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, his wife Ashley Estes Kavanaugh (off frame) and their two daughters stand by President Donald Trump after he announced his nomination in the East Room of the White House on July 9, 2018.
Round of applause.
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On Monday, President Trump nominated Brett Kavanaugh to fill Justice Anthony Kennedy’s seat on the Supreme Court. The right was ecstatic with the selection and the possibility of moving the court to the right on abortion, gun rights, and environmental protection. Here’s what conservatives had to say in response to the nomination: