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CNN Uses Unsatisfactory Answer During Committee Hearing to Attack Judicial Nominee’s Position on Abortion

Posted on 12 April 2018

<p>During Thursday's edition of CNN's <em>New Day</em>, co-host Chris Cuomo played a tape of Wendy Vitter, one of President Trump's judicial nominees, failing to explicitly state whether or not she supported the Supreme Court decision <em>Brown v. Board of Education</em> during a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. When discussing her exchange with Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), CNN Chief Legal Analyst Jeffrey Toobin went after Vitter's position on abortion, suggesting that her pro-life advocacy may disqualify her from serving on the bench.</p>