WASHINGTON — Top court nominee Brett Kavanaugh faces a significant test Tuesday when he sits down to get a choosing Republican Sen. Susan Collins, who plans to talk about about abortion as well as other topics.
Collins said she created to consult Kavanaugh about his praise for that then-Justice William Rehnquist’s dissent in Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 abortion-rights case.
“I’m planning to talk with him with that," she said on Monday. Earlier, she asserted that she wanted a justice whose judicial philosophy "respects precedent."
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