BOCA RATON (CBSMiami) – A retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice is changing his mind on SCOTUS nominee Brett Kavanaugh.READ MORE: Florida House To Take Up Transgender Athlete Ban
Speaking to a group of retirees in Boca Raton on Thursday, Justice John Paul Stevens said that Kavanaugh does not belong on the Supreme Court despite expressing support for the Trump nominee in the past.
Stevens, 98, changed his mind after watching Kavanaugh testify in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee last week.READ MORE: Florida Senate Committee Advances 'Anti-Riot' Measure
“He’s a fine judge, and he should have been confirmed when he was the nominee,” said Stevens. “But his performance during the hearings caused me to change my mind.”
Stevens retired in 2010 after serving 35 years on the Supreme Court.