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Hinckley Institute of Politics weighs in on President Trump’s second Supreme Court nominee

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President Donald Trump has nominated Brett Kavanaugh, a Federal Appeals Court Judge in Washington, to succeed Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court. It’s a nomination the country’s been waiting days for. Morgan Lyon Cotti, Associate Director of the Hinckley Institute of Politics, joined Brian Carlson, to weigh in on the President’s pick and the political battle for the confirmation.

About Cotti:

Morgan joined the Hinckley Institute in May 2012 as local program manager, after serving as research director for the Utah Foundation. She has worked as a policy and research analyst at the Utah State Office of Planning and Budget, and as a research analyst for the Utah Office of Legislative Research and General Council. Morgan served as a U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee intern, and as a page in the U.S. Senate. She has led humanitarian expeditions to Puca Cruz, Ecuador, and Keeraru, Ethiopia. Morgan graduated from the University of Utah with a bachelor degree in political science, from Brigham Young University with a masters of public policy and received her Ph.D. in political science from George Washington University.

For more about the Institute, visit Hinckley.Utah.edu.

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