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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 HatchBottom line The Republicans' deep dive into nativism Press: Forget bipartisanship — it's dead! MORE (R-Utah) hit the Democratic Party on Tuesday for slamming President TrumpDonald TrumpVeteran accused in alleged border wall scheme faces new charges Arizona Republicans to brush off DOJ concern about election audit FEC drops investigation into Trump hush money payments 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 SchumerChuck SchumerHow to fast-track climate action? EPA cutting super pollutant HFCs On The Money: How demand is outstripping supply and hampering recovery | Montana pulls back jobless benefits | Yellen says higher rates may be necessary Senate Democrats announce B clean bus plan MORE (D-N.Y.).