Nevada Advocates For
"These allegations by Dr.
"Given the gravity of this appointment and this accusation, I would hope that all senators, regardless of party, will work with Chairman Grassley in good faith," Heller said.
Nevada Democratic Sen.
"After carefully reviewing
The progressive groups were joining together to call on Heller to pull his support for Kavanaugh and demand an investigation, Harmon said. Kavanaugh's accuser has called for an investigation by the FBI.
Kavanaugh's supporters say he has already been investigated by the FBI as part of the nomination process. President
"I really would want to see what she has to say," Trump said of Ford, noting that he wants senators to take the time they need.
Harmon said a leaked email from Kavanaugh shows he thinks abortion rights case Roe. v. Wade can be overturned. She also pointed to his role in a case that delayed the abortion of a Central American immigrant in federal custody. Choice is a deciding factor for many voters, she said.
"Women are mobilizing around this issue, and I think women recognize that the overturning of Roe v. Wade is a real possibility, and we are not going to let that happen," Harmon said.
Bumanglag said Kavanaugh's appointment could roll back reproductive rights to the 1960s with the possible reversal of Roe. She said further
"That impacts a lot of us all directly," Bumanglag said.
Advocates at the rally today also expressed concern over the president's handling of Hurricane Maria, where he has praised the government's response, despite a death toll that experts say is thousands higher than originally estimated.
"Today, on the verge of the year (anniversary) of this tragedy, what really hurts is the indifference and the lack of humanity of the current president,
The Trump administration has rolled back some Obama-era policies aimed at reducing the gap, such as requiring reporting from certain companies.
"The Trump agenda overlooks working-class families that in
Clean air is an issue that impacts people every day, Maggi said. The
Kavanaugh has "routinely questioned" the regulatory authority of the government to put protections in place when it comes to clean water and air, Maggi said. "His record is long; it's dangerous for our communities and our environment," he said.
Trump is expected to rally
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