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Aug 30, 2018 7 tweets 5 min read
THREAD Why is he #CorporateKavanaugh? Why do we need to #SaveScotus? Let us count the ways (1)
Even some Republican judges felt he went too far when he found the structure of @CFPB unconstitutional in the PHH Corp. case. He's a judicial activist in favor of corporations. (2)
Kavanaugh’s ruling would have let the president remove independent regulators at will, allowing big corporations with friends in high places to influence what ought to be non-political decisions to #ProtectConsumers (3)
It goes on and on. @PublicCitizen found that #CorporateKavanaugh sided with industry interests in 76% of the cases he participated in, carrying water for @USChamber @ShopFloorNAM and @APIEnergy chamberofcommercewatch.org/judge-kavanaug… (4)
Kavanaugh doesn’t like the longstanding Chevron doctrine, the simple idea that expert regulators ought to be able to do their jobs, and not face a perpetual legal assault from the industries they regulate theatlantic.com/politics/archi… (5)
#CorporateKavanaugh also has harsh words for the disparate impact doctrine – the idea that the government should police even unintentional, but very real, racial discrimination. It was so extreme that even a fellow judge criticized him. demos.org/publication/re… (6)
Take a look at the @MyConstitution brief on the pro-business, pro-corporate, anti-worker, anti-consumer record of #CorporateKavanaugh. The Senate must #SaveScotus and reject Kavanaugh theusconstitution.org/wp-content/upl… (7) END

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