Biden planned to nominate a Republican anti-abortion judge on the day of the Roe vs. Wade reveals White House mail

President Joe Biden planned to nominate anti-abortion Republican Chad Meredith for federal judge in the Eastern District of Kentucky on the day the Roe vs. Wade by the Supreme Court of the United States.

On the afternoon of June 23, an email from the White House announced to Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear the president’s nomination.

However, when the Supreme Court released its controversial decision, Meredith’s nomination, which had not been disclosed to the public, was not announced or presented by the White House.

With the annulment of Roe vs. Wade, who ended the federal constitutional right to abortion, had abortion banned in Kentucky because of his trigger law.

Last week, The Courier Journal obtained the email to be sent , which was undated and was sent by White House aide Kathleen M. Marshall at 4:16 pm ET.

It read: “To be nominated tomorrow: … Stephen Chad Meredith : Candidate for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky.”

The Kentucky governor said he was told last week about Meredith’s nomination.

Although his office did not disclose the date, The Courier Journal stated that the email was sent on June 23.

The aforementioned outlet filed open records requests officially seeking the publication of the email and corresponding communications between the governor’s office and the White House.

But he received a denial from Beshear’s office, noting that the documents were “preliminary” and therefore exempt under Kentucky’s open records law. The Courier Journal will appeal that decision.

Chad Meredith, whom Biden had intended to nominate, is a member of the Federalist Society who served as deputy counsel to former Republican Gov. Bevin and, most recently, as attorney general to Republican Attorney General Daniel Cameron.

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