The question asked by Republican and Democratic Senators was important:
Had he ever taken a position on the Constitutionality of indicting or prosecuting a sitting President? ... <thread>
“I've never taken a position on the Constitution on that question.”
GRAHAM: "OK. Now whether or not a president can be indicted while in office ... I think you have written on this topic as well, haven't you?"
KAVANAUGH: "I have not written on the constitutionality."
"The constitutionality of indicting a sitting president. I have never taken a position on that.”
“The fact that I said that suggests that I did not have a position on the constitutional..."
“On investigation and indictment of a sitting president, number one, I've never taken a position on it.”
"First of all, in [sic] constitutional position on criminal investigation and prosecution. I did not take a position on the constitutionality, period.”
BOOKER: "You've told Senator Klobuchar that you quote, 'Did not take a position on the constitutionality. Period.' end quote. You -- you stand by that?"