Thomas L. Jipping, a senior legal fellow at The Heritage Foundation, is the deputy director of Heritage’s Edwin Meese III Center for Legal and Judicial Studies.
Democrats have advocated different sets of rules for handling nominations of Democrat and Republican presidents, and therefore, their lectures about what to do now are not exactly credible.
Nothing rationally related to the judicial appointment process explains such a wholesale repudiation of norms that had prevailed for more than two centuries.
Federal judges will need no more than an imagination and a political agenda to use the Equal Rights Amendment for all sorts of mischief.
If a legislature ratifies a constitutional amendment, but that amendment does not exist, has the legislature actually done anything?
This is why Democrats have been pushing to impeach Donald Trump for as long as he’s been in office: they do not want risk that he might get re-elected.
Is there any reason that anonymous negative information from the American Bar Association should be discounted for Vanessa Bryant’s nomination but not for Lawrence VanDyke’s?
The same thing that so troubled Sen. Patrick Leahy in 2010 happened 25 times in the first eight months of 2019. Leahy not only failed to object, he actually led the effort.
Nearly 40 percent of all votes in American history to filibuster judicial nominees have occurred since President Trump took office.
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