WGAW Statement on the U.S. Senate’s Vote to Confirm Supreme Court Nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh

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The Writers Guild of America West issued the following statement today regarding the Senate’s vote to confirm Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh.

“The Senate’s confirmation of Judge Kavanaugh’s appointment to the Supreme Court makes this a terrible day for working Americans and for the entire country. Judge Kavanaugh has demonstrated in cases ranging from worker safety to elections that he will unfailingly rule against workers and unions, denying their established right to bargain collectively. Far from being an ‘umpire’ who favors no party or policy, Judge Kavanaugh showed the nation in his recent Senate testimony that he is vindictive and nakedly partisan,” said WGAW President David A. Goodman. “Finally, the refusal of the Trump Administration to conduct a complete investigation of numerous sexual assault allegations against Judge Kavanaugh should have put an end to his nomination. Judge Kavanaugh said in his statement to the Judiciary Committee that because of his nomination process, ‘I fear for the future.’ Workers and Americans everywhere must surely agree.”