Top Democratic senator mocks push for impeachment on Kavanaugh: ‘Get Real’

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Brett Kavanaugh is seen after his swearing-in ceremony as associate justice of the Supreme Court before wife Ashley Estes Kavanaugh and President Donald Trump at the White House in Washington, Oct. 8, 2018. Holly Kellum/The Epoch Times photo
Top Democrats are dismissing calls to impeach Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, which were sparked by a new article that rehashes old allegations against the justice and included one newly reported claim that the alleged victim doesn’t recall. Asked about the push, Sept. 16, Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin, D-Ill., told Politico, “Get real.” “We’ve got to get beyond this ‘impeachment is the answer to every problem.’ It’s not realistic,” Durbin said. “If that’s how we are identified in Congress, as the impeachment Congress, we run the risk that people will feel we’re ignoring the issues that mean a lot to them as families.” “Mitch McConnell would block any impeachment. So that’s a moot point,” Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., a former Senate Judiciar
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