President Trump's Supreme Court nominee drawing mixed reactions in Southeast Texas
President Donald Trump announced his nomination to succeed Justice Anthony Kennedy.
His nomination is Brett Kavanaugh, a federal appeals court judge.
Kavanaugh has extensive legal credentials and a lengthy political record.
He served as a clerk for Justice Kennedy and also spent some time as white house staff secretary under President George W. Bush.
Kavanaugh complimented his predecessor's career.
The nomination is drawing mixed reactions across Southeast Texas.