Steve May 3, 2022
collins-calls-draft-roe-opinion-‘completely-inconsistent’-with-what-gorsuch-and-kavanaugh-said-….

Source: CNN

Full Headline: Collins calls draft Roe opinion ‘completely inconsistent’ with what Gorsuch and Kavanaugh said during hearings and meetings

GOP Sen. Susan Collins said on Tuesday that a Supreme Court draft opinion that would overturn Roe v. Wade published by Politico was “completely inconsistent” with what Justice Neil Gorsuch and Justice Brett Kavanaugh “said in their hearings and in our meetings in my office.”

“If this leaked draft opinion is the final decision and this reporting is accurate, it would be completely inconsistent with what Justice Gorsuch and Justice Kavanaugh said in their hearings and in our meetings in my office,” Collins said in a statement. “Obviously, we won’t know each Justice’s decision and reasoning until the Supreme Court officially announces its opinion in this case.”

Asked if she was misled by Kavanaugh, Collins told CNN, “My statement speaks for itself.”

[snip]

“I have always been concerned about preserving Roe v. Wade,” Collins said then, adding that Kavanaugh had given her assurances during his confirmation process that the landmark opinion was safe.

Read more: https://www.cnn.com/2022/05/03/politics/susan-collins-reaction-kavanaugh-gorsuch/index.html

from Democratic Underground

Read More