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Trump's Supreme Court nominee in hot seat as Democrats seek answers: Business News I Reuters

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reuters.com Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, will face a marathon of hostile questioning by Democrats on Wednesday, as his Senate confirmation hearing rolls into its second day. Fred Guttenberg (L), the father of Jamie Guttenberg, a victim of the February 14, 2018 mass shooting in Parkland, Florida, reaches out to try to shake hands with U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh during his U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., September 4, 2018. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts Kavanaugh could be in the hot seat for up to 12 hours, with Democrats showing on the hearing’s first day that they were prepared to probe his suitability for the lifetime appointment on multiple fronts. They plan to press Kavanaugh on abortion, gun rights and his ability to be independent of Trump, among other issues. If confirmed, Kavanau