Now that Pres. Trump has selected Brett Kavanaugh to fill the open Supreme Court seat, many question whether he will be offically approved by the senate and able to take the seat. However, this is not uncommon. Dr. Nick Oberheiden says most nominees have had at least some speculation on if they will be rejected by the senate. Many on the left are feeling disappointed and frustrated because there is now a conservative majority of 5-4. Kennedy was considered a swing vote, but Kavanaugh is not likely to waiver from his conservativie views. However, one line in his acceptance speech could ellude to a vote against overturning Roe v. Wade. He emphasized the importance of precidence, Dr. Oberheiden thinks this could be an important takeaway.