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Commentary: How much power would Brett Kavanaugh give Trump?

Now that President Donald Trump has nominated Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, we in the punditocracy will be poring through the many decisions he has published for portents about how he might act on the nation's highest court.

Here's one tidbit worth savoring from Kavanaugh in 2011:

"Under the Constitution, the President may decline to enforce a statute that regulates private individuals when the President deems the

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