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Supreme Court / Miers Nomination / Allen Interview #805095

CNN Evening News for Friday, Oct 07, 2005
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(White House: Dana Bash) President Bush's defense of Supreme Court nominee Harriet Miers against Republican/conservative criticism featured. [BUSH - states she will be confirmed & be a great judge.] [On CNN, Bill KRISTOL - says Miers should step aside.] [Earlier, BUSH - speaks against judges legislating from the bench.] [Eagle Forum Jessica ECHARD†- says this is a let down for the conservative base.] [Senator Sam BROWNBACK - questions Miers' lack of a record.] [On October 5, voice of Focus for the Family Dr. James DOBSON†- worries.]

(Studio: Aaron Brown) The conservative view that Bush should have picked a nominee with known, clear conservative views noted. [In taped interview from Washington, Senator George ALLEN - reacts to the president's characterization of Miers; comments on wanting to know what she thinks {her rationale & logic} about the abortion & other cases before the Supreme Court; notes Miers is not well known, so there has to be a proving about her judicial philosophy.]

(Studio: Aaron Brown, Anderson Cooper) The vehemence of the conservative elite against the Miers nomination discussed.

Brown, Aaron;
Bash, Dana;
Cooper, Anderson

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