Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh Confirmation Hearings

Sep 4, 2018

Continues Wednesday and Thursday beginning at 8 a.m. Senate confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh are scheduled for this week. The 53-year-old Federal Judge is President Trump’s pick to fill the spot left vacant by Justice Anthony Kennedy, who retired in July. NPR will provide live coverage of these hearing beginning Tuesday, September 4, at 8:30 and also on Wednesday, September 5, and Thursday, September 6 starting at 8 a.m. NPR’s Rachel Martin will host coverage on Tuesday, the first day of the hearings.  On Wednesday and Thursday, NPR’s Sarah McCammon will host coverage. Analysis will be provided by NPR Legal Affairs Correspondent Nina Totenberg, NPR Congressional Correspondent Scott Detrow, NPR Congressional Reporter Kelsey Snell and SCOTUSBlog Founders Tom Goldstein and Amy Howe, both lawyers who have argued before the Court.  Coverage each day will continue until the recess for the day.