Blumenthal: Kavanaugh Must Recuse Himself From Trump Case Because the President Could Be an Indicted Co-Conspirator
BLUMENTHAL: "I asked Brett Kavanaugh very directly yesterday afternoon whether he would recuse himself. I believe very strongly that he must do so. He must commit in this confirmation hearing that he would take himself out of any consideration of any issue involving the president’s personal criminal or civil liability. Remember, that I and 199 of my colleagues in a lawsuit I’ve led have sued the president of the United States for his violation of the emoluments cause, the chief anti-corruption of the Constitution and that will reach the Supreme Court and the president is an unindicted co-conspirator. The likelihood is as we stand here now, that the president could well be an indicted co-conspirator. Not just an unindicted co-conspirator, or that he could be subpoenaed to testify and resist it or to testify in a criminal proceeding against one of his friends or cronies or officials in his government."