Hatch hits Dems for sharing wrong image in tweet blasting Kavanaugh

Hatch hits Dems for sharing wrong image in tweet blasting Kavanaugh
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Sen. Orrin HatchOrrin Grant HatchOn The Money: Fed chief lays out risks of trade war | Senate floats new Russia sanctions amid Trump backlash | House passes bill to boost business investment Hatch threatens legislative action to rein in Trump tariffs GOP lambasts Trump over performance in Helsinki MORE (R-Utah) hit the Democratic Party on Tuesday for slamming President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump says he doesn't want to use 'adversary' to describe Russia Comey urges Americans to vote for Democrats in midterms Roby wins Alabama GOP runoff, overcoming blowback from Trump criticism MORE’s Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh with a photo of what appeared to be Judge Thomas Hardiman.

Hardiman, who was on Trump's shortlist for the nomination to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy, was reported to be among the final people to be seriously considered for the job.

“’Fill in the blank’ opposition keeps getting people in trouble. That's not even Judge Kavanaugh,” Hatch’s office tweeted Tuesday.

The Democratic Party reshared the post with an actual image of Kavanaugh. 

Several Democratic senators have already promised to oppose Kavanaugh, including possible 2020 presidential candidates and Senate Minority Leader Charles SchumerCharles (Chuck) Ellis SchumerThis week: GOP mulls vote on ‘abolish ICE’ legislation Red-state Dem tells Schumer to 'kiss my you know what' on Supreme Court vote Dem infighting erupts over Supreme Court pick MORE (D-N.Y.).