Kavanaugh Controversy Comes to Tennessee

Judge Brett Kavanaugh and Donald Trump

Kavanaugh Controversy Comes to Tennessee

The fight to confirm the newest Supreme Court justice is over, but with local voices weighing in it is a likely topic at the upcoming Senate debate.

by scott barker • october 8, 2018

Judge brett Kavanaugh with his family at the white house the day president trump announced his nomination to the u.s. supreme Court. (By The White House [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons)

The political fallout from the brutal confirmation battle over federal Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s elevation to the Supreme Court has landed in the tight Tennessee Senate race and will most likely hit Knoxville Wednesday at a debate between the candidates.
Candidates and law professors react to the heated debate.
The Senate voted 50 to 48 -- the closest Supreme Court confirmation vote since Stanley Matthews' one-vote margi...

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