NY Democrats Oppose Trump Supreme Court Pick

New York’s top Democrats aren’t fans of President Trump’s nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court, Judge Brett Kavanaugh.
U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer says he’ll oppose Kavanaugh and called for Americans to join him.
Governor Andrew Cuomo called for a special session on abortion rights
Earlier Monday, Cuomo urged Republican state lawmakers to reconsider their opposition to legislation codifying abortion rights in New York state law. HE said that the GOP-led Senate should immediately reconvene to pass the measure in light of a vacancy on the high court.
Republican lawmakers have long opposed the measure. Lawmakers adjourned last month and aren’t expected to return to Albany until next year.
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The state Route 197 bridge will be closed to pedestrian traffic this week during sewer line work.
Contractors started work on Monday to provide reliable sewer service to residents on Rogers Island. The project is anticipated to wrap up on Friday.