US President Donald Trump is pushing to get Judge Brett Kavanaugh appointed into the Supreme Court as soon as possible in order to protect his job against possible legal actions by his opponents in future, an American analyst says.
Myles Hoenig, who ran for the US Congress in 2016 as a Green Party candidate, told Press TV on Sunday Trump chose Kavanaugh for political reasons.
“Some would argue that this would be further proof of obstruction of justice by President Trump but packing the Supreme Court will help to eliminate any real threat to him and turn everything political rather than judicial and criminal,” Hoenig said. “That’s Trump’s strength.”
One reason Kavanaugh’s information is so important to Trump is a case before the Court that “addresses Trump’s own potential legal problems,” he said.
Called Gamble v. United States, the case “would allow for his associates to be pardoned and not prosecuted in state…