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President Donald Trump tonight named Brett Kavanaugh to replace Anthony Kennedy as Associate Justice on the Supreme Court, in a reality-TV-like primetime reveal.
Trump’s nom was unveiled in the White House’s East Room, picking from his short list provided by right-wing Federalist Society. He called Kavanaugh “one of the finest and sharpest legal minds of our time.” Announcement of Kavanaugh’s name drew a standing ovation in the room filled with GOP bigwigs.
“I know the…