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Records on Brett M. Kavanaugh

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The records below relate to Brett M. Kavanaugh's service in the White House Counsel's Office and the White House Office of the Staff Secretary under the Administration of President George W. Bush.

Provenance

Official records of George W. Bush's presidency are housed at the George W. Bush Presidential Library and administered by the National Archives and Records Administration under the provisions of the Presidential Records Act.

Textual Records Folder Title Lists

Note: The documents inside the folders on these lists are not currently available for viewing. Only the folder title is available at this time.

Brett Kavanaugh's White House Counsel's Office Files

Brett Kavanaugh's White House Office of the Staff Secretary Files

Textual Records on the Nomination and Appointment of Brett Kavanaugh as Judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit

Scope and Content Note

This grouping of records primarily contains fact sheets, briefings, correspondence, biographical information, press releases, internet printouts, articles from journals and publications, charts, printed emails, and administrative documents such as fax cover sheets, forms, and routing memos. Correspondence includes letters from Congressmen, friends, and former colleagues recommending Brett Kavanaugh for a judgeship on the U.S. Court of Appeals as well as congratulatory letters from President George W. Bush to various newly appointed judges. There is a transcript of Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearing that includes biographical information, a prepared statement, and questions from senators with answers from Kavanaugh. There are multiple copies of binders prepared specifically on Kavanaugh by the White House Office of Legislative Affairs which contain biographical information, statements by supporters, fact sheets containing responses to allegations, editorials, and letters of support. Fact sheets discuss topics including Kavanaugh’s young age at nomination, his involvement in the Starr investigation of President Clinton, his work involving Elian Gonzalez, his role in Bush administration policy and judicial appointments, his writings, and other legal cases of note. There are documents related to the composition of the DC circuit court and its case load as well as the ages of various judges at nomination. Additionally, there are some records related to the nominations of other judges including biographical information, fact sheets, published articles, and briefings.

Records Management, White House Office of 

Subject Files - FG050 (Judicial Branch) Subject Files - FG052 (United States Court of Appeals) Subject Files - FG059 (Courts of the District of Columbia) Subject Files - PE002-01 (Policy Positions) Subject Files - PE009 (Retirement, Federal)

White House Staff Member Office Files 

Counsel's Office, White House - Burck, William (Bill) - Subject Files Counsel's Office, White House - Campagna, Dianna Counsel's Office, White House - Coffina, Scott Counsel's Office, White House - Courtwright, Susan - Nominations Files Counsel's Office, White House - Friedrich, Dabney Langhorne - Nominations Files Counsel's Office, White House - Perkins, Paul Counsel's Office, White House - Rao, Neomi Counsel's Office, White House - Walker, Helgard (Helgi)

Previously Opened Electronic Records 

2014-0039-F

Emails Sent or Received by Assistants to the President on September 11, 2001

2014-0045-F

Drafts of the Second Inaugural Address of President George W. Bush, delivered January 20, 2005

2014-0047-F

Emails sent or received by Karl Rove that mention John Kerry, January 1, 2004 – November 4, 2004

2014-0049-F

Emails Sent or Received by Commissioned Officers on November 3 and 4, 2004

2014-0075-F[1]

Records on the Use of Guantanamo Bay as a Detention Facility between 9/11/2001 and 1/20/2009

2014-0078-F[1]

Records on Methods of Interrogation

2014-0080-F[1]

Records on the Possession of Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) by Iraq

2014-0125-F

Records Related to Lance Armstrong

2014-0126-F

Records on Performance Enhancing Drugs in Professional Baseball

2014-0130-F[1]

All Records related to Valerie Wilson, also known as Valerie Plame, or to her husband, Joseph Wilson, and a list of folder titles related to unauthorized disclosures of classified information

2014-0132-F

Records on Christopher "Chris" Christie

2014-0159-F

Drafts of Executive Order 13303

2014-0342-F

Records Created by or Sent to Mitchell E. Daniels Jr., Director of OMB, Related to Securities Regulation, the SEC, and Market Regulation

2014-0325-F

Emails Sent between March 20, 2005, and January 20, 2009, Regarding the Denver Three

2014-0397-F

Information to, from or about Karl Rove regarding the book Bush's Brain by James Moore and Wayne Slater

2014-0459-F

Records related to the Nomination and Confirmation of Stephen C. Robinson as a U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of New York
    Part 1
    Part 2

2014-0512-F

Records on the 21st Century Energy Project

2014-0559-F

Emails regarding Payday Lending Rent-A-Bank, or Shadow Banking

2014-0564-F

The Nomination of Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairman Christopher Cox

2015-0307-F

Records of Communications by Susan Ralston with and about Rafael Edward "Ted" Cruz

2017-0145-F

Records on the Appointment and Nomination of Neil Gorsuch

Previously Opened Textual Records 

Systematically Processed Material

Records Management, White House Office of - Subject Files - HO (Holidays) Records Management, White House Office of - Subject Files - LE (Legislation) Records Management, White House Office of - Subject Files - MA (Medals - Awards) Records Management, White House Office of - Subject Files - RE023 (Jogging/Walking)

2014-0045-F - Drafts of the Second Inaugural Address of President George W. Bush, delivered January 20, 2005

Staff Secretary, White House Office of the - Kavanaugh, Brett - Speech Files

2014-0072-F - Communications between President George W. Bush and pastors or other spiritual advisors

Staff Secretary, White House Office of the - Kavanaugh, Brett - Chron Files

2014-0126-F - Records on Performance Enhancing Drugs in Professional Baseball

Staff Secretary, White House Office of the - Kavanaugh, Brett - Speech Files

2014-0138-F - Records on Elizabeth Ann Warren

Subject Files - FG006-27 (Office of Senior Advisor - Karl Rove)

2014-0215-F[1] - Records Sent to, Sent by, or Received by President George W. Bush Regarding al Qaeda and Osama bin Laden

Staff Secretary, White House Office of the - Kavanaugh, Brett - Speech Files

2014-0216-F[1] - Records Sent to, Sent by, or Received by President George W. Bush Concerning Certain Cabinet Members

Counsel's Office, White House - Kavanaugh, Brett

2014-0218-F - Records Sent to, Sent by, or Received by President George W. Bush regarding Vice President Richard B. Cheney

Staff Secretary, White House Office of the - Kavanaugh, Brett - Speech Files

2014-0243-F - Correspondence between President George W. Bush and William F. Buckley

Staff Secretary, White House Office of the - Kavanaugh, Brett - Speech Files

2014-0299-F - Correspondence with President Jimmy Carter or Rosalynn Carter and George W. Bush, as well as Speeches or Press Releases Regarding the Carters

Staff Secretary, White House Office of the - Kavanaugh, Brett - Speech Files

2014-0489-F - Select speeches related to Turkey

Staff Secretary, White House Office of the - Kavanaugh, Brett - Speech Files

2014-0564-F - The Nomination of Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairman Christopher Cox

Staff Secretary, White House Office of the - Kavanaugh, Brett - Speech Files

2015-0037-F - Records related to James Dobson

Subject Files - FG006-27 (Office of Senior Advisor - Karl Rove)

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LATEST UPDATES

August 29, 2018

Textual Records

  • Records on the Nomination and Appointment of Brett Kavanaugh as Judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit

Folder Title Lists

  • Brett Kavanaugh's White House Counsel's Office Files
  • Brett Kavanaugh's White House Office of the Staff Secretary Files

 

August 6, 2018

Textual Records

  • Systematically Processed Material: WHORM - Subject Files - HO (Holidays)

 

July 31, 2018

Textual Records

  • Systematically Processed Material: WHORM - Subject Files - LE (Legislation)
  • Systematically Processed Material: WHORM - Subject Files - MA (Medals - Awards)

 

July 23, 2018

Textual Records

  • Systematically Processed Material: WHORM - Subject Files - RE023 (Walking/Jogging)
  • 2014-0138-F
  • 2015-0037-F

 

July 20, 2018

Electronic Records

  • 2014-0159-F
  • 2014-0342-F
  • 2014-0459-F
  • 2014-0512-F
  • 2017-0145-F

 

July 19, 2018

Electronic Records

  • 2014-0045-F
  • 2014-0049-F
  • 2014-0075-F[1]
  • 2014-0080-F[1]

 

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