Senate Democrats are grandstanding in the worst of fashions, hoping to delay the confirmation of Judge Kavanaugh, Trump’s second pick for the Supreme Court.

Their latest stall tactic is purely political and one that’s in the simplest of terms, silly — they’re demanding what amounts to volumes of documents going back decades. These documents, they claim, would provide insight into Kavanaugh’s legal mind and also they belong to the people because of democracy and other totally unrelated nonsense.

They might kind of have a point if not for the fact that they’ve already announced their refusal to vote for Kavanaugh, making all the grandstanding even more pointless than it might be otherwise.

Exhibit A: California’s Junior Senator:

Sen. Schumer, too

National Archives Tells Dems to Come Back With a Warrant, Basically

Hilariously, the National Archives has refused to play along, denying Democrat’s request for documents on Kavanaugh during the W years.

The National Archives previously sent a letter to Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, a New York Democrat, denying the request for documents on Kavanaugh during the George W. Bush administration unless it is submitted by committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, who is a Republican from Iowa.

“Under your overly restrictive reading of the Presidential Records Act, minority members of the Senate Judiciary Committee now have no greater right to Mr. Kavanaugh’s records than members of the press and the public,” Feinstein wrote in her letter. “I ask that you reconsider the position set forth in your August 2 letter. These records are crucially important to the Senate’s understanding of Mr. Kavanaugh’s full record, and withholding them prevents the minority from satisfying its constitutional obligation to provide advice and consent on his nomination.”

Kavanaugh, who served as Bush’s staff secretary for three years, touched thousands of documents during his time.
Democrats have demanded all the documents from Kavanaugh’s time at the White House for review ahead of his confirmation, a request Republicans have said is a “fishing expedition” and a “delay tactic” for a nominee some have no intention of considering.

Feinstein wrote, however, that she only wants documents “that show Kavanaugh’s views on and involvement in important issues like torture, the Enron task force, health care and presidential signing statements.”

And Sen. Cotton with the money shot