Trump picks conservative judge Kavanaugh for U.S. Supreme Court

U.S. President Donald Trump looks on as Supreme Court nominee judge Brett Kavanaugh gives a speech in the East Room of the White House in Washington, U.S., July 9, 2018. REUTERS/Leah Millis

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Monday announced Brett Kavanaugh as his nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court, picking a conservative federal appeals court judge who survived a previous tough Senate confirmation battle and helped investigate Democratic former President Bill Clinton in the 1990s. In picking the 53-year-old Kavanaugh, Trump aimed to entrench conservative […]

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