The real cause of heartburn in the Democratic Party side of the Senate is that they cannot ensure that all of them will vote NO on the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh. Democratic Senators from States that went heavily for Donald Trump are caught between a rock and a hard place. They really are having to pick between reelection or a NO vote on Kavanaugh. Here are the Senate Democrats that are in play here.
As Written and Reported By Matt Vespa for Townhall:
If there’s one group of senators who are in an unenviable position, it’s red state Democrats. At the outset of this nomination fight, this group of senatorsliterally headed for the bunkers. It was to avoid the press. They know the position really hasn’t changed. They could vote for Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and risk being harassed by progressive groups, cast out as pariahs, and denied access to the vast war chests are key in re-election years. But they would push themselves into the safer category regarding re-election. Or they can vote against him and be out of a job come January.take our poll - story continues below
The judge has been hit with what appears to be a political hit job at zero hour. Christine Blasey Ford and Deborah Ramirez have come forward with their stories that are full of holes. Ford claims Kavanaugh tried to sexually assault her at a party in high school; Ramirez alleges he exposed himself at a party at Yale.
This development has not tiled the thinking for Sen, Joe Manchin (D-WV), whose “yea” vote would seal the deal, giving him another six years in D.C. On the flip side, it could break him. You’d think the sexual misconduct allegations would give these more conservative-leaning a reason to bolt now. It’s a flimsy reason as the accusations are without evidence and corroborative witnesses, but most still have an ….
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