Kavanaugh's long paper trail could decide confirmation fight
2018-07-10 00:00:00


JUDY WOODRUFF: The nomination is official,and now the fight over confirming Brett Kavanaugh,(1)
JUDY WOODRUFF:提名是正式的,现在是确认Brett Kavanaugh的斗争,

President Trump's nominee to fill the vacancyof Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court, begins.(2)
特朗普总统被提名以填补安东尼肯尼迪在最高法院的空缺,开始了。

It started today, with the two sides stakingout their ground.(3)
它从今天开始,双方都站稳脚跟。

Congressional correspondent Lisa Desjardinsis at the Capitol.(4)
国会记者Lisa Desjardins在国会大厦。

LISA DESJARDINS: The new nominee began hisclimb toward confirmation this morning, meeting(5)
LISA DESJARDINS:新的候选人今天早上开始他的攀登,确认会议

first with the Senate's top Republican.(6)
首先是参议院的最高共和党人。

SEN.(7)
SEN。

MITCH MCCONNELL (R-KY), Majority Leader: Ithink the president made an outstanding nomination.(8)
MITCH MCCONNELL(R-KY),多数党领袖:我认为总统提名了。

We look forward to the confirmation process.(9)
我们期待确认过程。

LISA DESJARDINS: Majority Leader Mitch McConnellposed with federal appeals court Judge Brett(10)
LISA DESJARDINS:多数党领袖Mitch McConnell与联邦上诉法院法官Brett一起提出

Kavanaugh, joined by Vice President Pence.(11)
卡瓦诺,潘斯副总统加入。

MIKE PENCE, Vice President of the United States:Members of the Senate and the American people(12)
MIKE PENCE,美国副总统:参议院议员和美国人民

they represent will see, as the presidentsaid that, Judge Brett Kavanaugh is quite(13)
他们代表将会看到,正如总统所说,法官布雷特卡瓦诺是相当的

simply the most qualified and the most deservingnominee.(14)
只是最有资格和最值得提名的被提名者。

LISA DESJARDINS: Kavanaugh also met with nextmost important Republican to his fate, Judiciary(15)
LISA DESJARDINS:Kavanaugh还会见了下一个最重要的共和党人,他的命运是司法机构

Chairman Chuck Grassley, whose committee ultimatelywill hold confirmation hearings.(16)
主席查克格拉斯利,其委员会最终将举行确认听证会。

Kavanaugh started as a clerk for the SupremeCourt justice he'd be replacing, Anthony Kennedy.(17)
卡瓦诺开始担任他将取代的最高法院法官的职员安东尼肯尼迪。

He also worked for independent counsel KennethStarr investigating President Clinton.(18)
他还为调查克林顿总统的独立法律顾问Kenneth Starr工作。

In 2000, he joined George W. Bush's legalteam in the Florida presidential vote recount,(19)
2000年,他加入了乔治·W·布什的法律团队,在佛罗里达州总统选举中重新计票,

and later worked in the Bush White House.(20)
后来在布什白宫工作。

President Bush named him to the D.C. CircuitCourt of Appeals, where he's served since(21)
布什总统将他命名为DC巡回上诉法院,此后他一直在那里服务

2006.(22)
2006年。

DONALD TRUMP, President of the United States:Judge, the podium is yours.(23)
DONALD TRUMP,美国总统:法官,领奖台是你的。

LISA DESJARDINS: Last night, President Trumpintroduced Kavanaugh as his choice for the(24)
LISA DESJARDINS:昨晚,特朗普总统介绍了卡瓦诺作为他的选择

high court.(25)
高等法院。

BRETT KAVANAUGH, Supreme Court Justice Nominee:My judicial philosophy is straightforward.(26)
BRETT KAVANAUGH,最高法院法官提名人:我的司法理念很简单。

A judge must be independent and must interpretthe law, not make the law.(27)
法官必须是独立的,必须解释法律,而不是法律。

LISA DESJARDINS: But Kavanaugh also has along paper trail that could decide his confirmation(28)
LISA DESJARDINS:但Kavanaugh还有一篇长篇论文,可以决定他的确认

fight.(29)
斗争。

Three Republicans to watch, Maine's SusanCollins and Alaska's Lisa Murkowski, who want(30)
三个共和党人,缅因州的苏珊柯林斯和阿拉斯加的丽莎穆尔科斯基,谁想要

to safeguard Roe v. Wade, the decision thatlegalized abortion rights.(31)
保护Roe v.Wade,将堕胎权合法化的决定。

SEN.(32)
SEN。

SUSAN COLLINS (R), Maine: Any judge who demonstratedhostility to Roe would not be a person that(33)
SUSAN COLLINS(R),缅因州:任何对Roe表现出敌意的法官都不会是那样的人

I could vote for.(34)
我可以投票。

I have not seen that with Judge Kavanaugh.(35)
我没有和卡瓦诺法官见过面。

LISA DESJARDINS: And Senator Rand Paul, hehas criticized Bush era policies championed(36)
LISA DESJARDINS:参议员兰德保罗,他批评布什时代的政策支持

by Kavanaugh.(37)
由卡瓦诺。

Paul tweeted last night that he will meetthe nominee with -- quote -- "an open mind."(38)
保罗在昨晚发推文说,他将与提名人见面 - 引用 - “开放的思想”。

Democrats are mostly united in oppositionto Kavanaugh.(39)
民主党人大多团结起来反对卡瓦诺。

Minority Leader Chuck Schumer warned todaythat he believes the nominee would overturn(40)
少数党领袖Chuck Schumer今天警告说,他相信被提名人会推翻

key precedents.(41)
关键先例。

SEN.(42)
SEN。

CHUCK SCHUMER (D-NY), Minority Leader: PresidentTrump repeatedly promised to nominate justices(43)
CHUCK SCHUMER(D-NY),少数党领袖:特朗普总统一再承诺提名大法官

who will overturn Roe v. Wade and who willundermine our health care laws.(44)
谁将推翻罗伊诉韦德,谁将破坏我们的医疗保健法。

LISA DESJARDINS: Senator Dianne Feinsteinfollowed up at a rally outside the Supreme(45)
LISA DESJARDINS:参议员Dianne Feinstein在至尊之外的集会上跟进

Court.(46)
法庭。

SEN.(47)
SEN。

DIANNE FEINSTEIN (D), California: His recordon the bench in the Bush White House and as(48)
DIANNE FEINSTEIN(D),加利福尼亚州:他在布什白宫的替补席上的记录和

a Republican political operative indicatesthat, if confirmed, he would be among the(49)
一位共和党政治人物表示,如果得到确认,他将成为其中的一员

most conservative justices in Supreme Courthistory.(50)
最高法院历史上最保守的法官。

LISA DESJARDINS: And Hawaii Senator MazieHirono said she fears how Kavanaugh might(51)
LISA DESJARDINS:夏威夷参议员Mazie Hirono说,她担心Kavanaugh会如何

rule if the president were charged in theRussia probe.(52)
如果总统在俄罗斯的调查中受到指控,那就是统治

SEN.(53)
SEN。

MAZIE HIRONO (D), Hawaii: At a time when thispresident pushes executive powers to the limit,(54)
夏威夷MAZIE HIRONO(D):在这位总统将行政权力推向极限的时候,

should we have somebody on Supreme Court whobelieves that there should be insulation of(55)
我们是否应该让最高法院的人相信应该有绝缘

the president against either criminal or civilproceedings?(56)
总统反对刑事或民事诉讼?

LISA DESJARDINS: But three Democratic senatorsare facing tough reelection battles in red(57)
LISA DESJARDINS:但三名民主党参议员正面临红色的艰难连任战

states, and their votes may be up for grabs,West Virginia's ®MDNM¯Joe Manchin, North(58)
西弗吉尼亚州的®MDNM~JoeManchin,North,他们的选票可能会被争夺

Dakota's Heidi Heitkamp, and Indiana's JoeDonnelly.(59)
Dakota的Heidi Heitkamp和印第安纳的Joe Donnelly。

All voted for President Trump's first SupremeCourt nominee, Neil Gorsuch.(60)
所有人都投票支持特朗普总统的第一位最高法院提名人Neil Gorsuch。

This time, the Senate is even more closelydivided.(61)
这一次,参议院的分歧更加紧密。

With John McCain fighting brain cancer, Republicanshave just a 50-49 majority.(62)
随着约翰麦凯恩与脑癌的斗争,共和党人只有50-49多数人。

At the U.S. Capitol, I'm Lisa Desjardins forthe "PBS NewsHour."(63)
在美国国会大厦,我是“PBS NewsHour”的Lisa Desjardins。

JUDY WOODRUFF: We will hear from U.S. senatorson both sides of the confirmation fight after(64)
JUDY WOODRUFF:我们将听取美国参议员双方确认之后的争斗

the news summary.(65)
新闻摘要。


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