Over the weekend, Senator Josh Hawley told Jonathan Swan that “I am only going to support nominees who have a strong record on life.”
But two weeks ago, Hawley voted in favor of the nomination of Karin Immergut, a judicial nominee from Oregon. Immergut is described by Oregon news outlets as a “moderate, pro-choice Republican” who presided over a case in which a couple was awarded $2.9 million by a jury after claiming that the mother would have aborted her baby had she known the baby had Down syndrome.
No word from Hawley on how he came to the conclusion that Immergut has a “strong record on life” or how he was satisfied about her views on substantive due process.
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