Paul faces tough privacy decision on Kavanaugh

Paul would face enormous pressure to vote to confirm Kavanaugh if the vote in the Senate is close

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Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) is raising concerns about Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s record on privacy issues and could face a tough decision about whether to support him.

No Republicans have come out against Kavanaugh’s confirmation, which conservatives believe would give them five solid votes on the court.

But Paul has stopped short of praising Kavanaugh in public, and has declined to answer reporters’ questions about the nominee.

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