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Who is Brett Kavanaugh? Marylander is Trump's Supreme Court nominee

Who is Brett Kavanaugh? Marylander is Trump's Supreme Court nominee

President Donald Trump’s next Supreme Court pick — announced Monday night at a White House address — is an appellate judge from Maryland whose work on the Starr Report drew the ire of Democrats when President George W. Bush nominated him for the U.S. Court of Appeals.

Brett M. Kavanaugh, who grew up in Bethesda, serves on the federal appeals court in D.C.

A longtime protege of Kenneth Starr, Kavanaugh had been on the White House’s list of potential Supreme Court nominees in November when the president selected Neil Gorsuch to replace Antonin Scalia.

After the announcement came that

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