Almost immediately after President Donald Trump nominated Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court Monday night, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit judge was accused of a conflict of interest. In 2008, Kavanaugh wrote an article in the Minnesota Law Review, arguing that civil and criminal cases against the president should be deferred until after his term has ended. Senators, lawyers and legal commentators are already suggesting that if Kavanaugh does wind up on the Supreme Court, he should recuse himself from any consideration of constitutional issues around special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in Trump's election. The theory is that the combination of the article and an inherent conflict facing any justice...
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No, the Trump-Russia investigation isn't a conflict of interest for Kavanaugh