Brett Kavanaugh, Matt Gaetz Party Clear 'Conflict of Interest'—Legal Expert

Posted on AllSides December 14th, 2022
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Justice Brett Kavanaugh's attendance at a Christmas party hosted by Matt Schlapp, chair of the American Conservative Union, was a "clear and obvious...conflict of interest," according to MSNBC legal analyst Jill Wine-Banks.

The party took place Friday at the home of Schlapp and his wife Mercedes, who worked on Donald Trump's 2020 presidential election campaign.

Politico revealed the Supreme Court Justice, and a number of prominent pro-Trump Republicans, were guests at the event in Alexandria, Virginia.

Reacting to the news on Twitter, Wine-Banks wrote: "Clear and obvious appearance if conflict...

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