GOP Gov. Brian Sandoval of Nevada for SCOTUS? Or ‘sacrificial trial balloon’?
The Washington Post is reporting that Republican Governor Brian Sandoval of Nevada is being vetted for the Supreme Court:
Of all the names to leak, it’s this one? Is this serious or a “head fake”:
Sandoval was unanimously approved by the Senate as a district judge in 2005. At the time, it was thought Sandoval might challenge Harry Reid for his Senate seat:
And Reid is on record saying he’d support Sandoval for SCOTUS:
Although Sandoval is a Republican, he’s also pro-choice:
And this makes sense:
FWIW, Sandoval voted for Marco Rubio is yesterday’s caucus:
Our prediction? Nothing happens and Sandoval stays as governor of Nevada. Next!