Presidential adviser Karl Rove (left) with Kavanaugh in 2004. Kavanaugh was staff secretary in the White House at the time.

Presidential adviser Karl Rove, left, with Brett Kavanaugh in 2004. Kavanaugh was staff secretary in the White House at the time. (Photo by Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images)

Presidential adviser Karl Rove, left, with Brett Kavanaugh in 2004. Kavanaugh was staff secretary in the White House at the time. (Photo by Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images)

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