The White House response to the impeachment inquiry has been to dismiss the allegations, deflect the facts and discredit the Democrats.
It’s the same approach that Republicans used in 2018 to push through the Supreme Court nomination of Brett M. Kavanaugh.
The New York Times reporters Kate Kelly and Robin Pogrebin, the authors of “The Education of Brett Kavanaugh,” talk to the Republican strategist who wrote the political playbook used — then and now.
On today’s episode:
Kate Kelly and Robin Pogrebin contributed reporting.
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