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Hirono releases confidential Kavanaugh email critical of Native Hawaiian programs

  • Video: Courtesy Mazie Hirono

    U.S. Sen. Mazie Hirono, D-Hawaii, questions U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on his views of Native Hawaiians.

  • ASSOCIATED PRESS

    Sen. Mazie Hirono, D-Hawaii, right, questioned President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh as he testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday, the second day of Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearing to replace retired Justice Anthony Kennedy.

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh wrote that “any program targeting Native Hawaiians as a group is subject to strict scrutiny and of questionable validity under the Constitution,” according to a confidential email released this morning by U.S. Sen. Mazie Hirono. Read more

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