Why did the newspaper of record deem it worthwhile to launch a three-week investigation into the life stories of a Supreme Court nominee’s minor children?
If Amy Coney Barrett is confirmed, America will have the first Supreme Court with a majority of justices approved by a GOP Senate since 1939.
‘Since you became a legal adult, have you ever made unwanted requests for sexual favors or committed any verbal or physical harassment or assault of a sexual nature?’
Barrett’s authored opinions give no reason to believe she automatically accepts or rejects a government agency’s interpretation of the law.
Such a move would cement Trump’s biggest success: picking committed and youthful originalists—judges who will interpret the Constitution according to its original public meaning
The rule of law, not rhetorical inventions and pleas of partisans, should guide the means by which we live out our political process.
“It’s important that the Supreme Court is able to resolve conflicts among other courts about what the federal law is,” Ginsburg said. “That’s why eight is not a good number.”
Mary Ellen Bork, the widow to the late federal Judge Robert Bork, wrote a response to an article in the Wall Street Journal reminding readers of Joe Biden’s role in her husband’s failed confirmation.
While some of these tweets were later deleted or walked back, the left had tipped its hand: Barrett’s two young, adopted children are not considered out-of-bounds for witch hunts and smears.
In Laurence Tribe’s telling, the vice president’s tie-breaking vote does not apply to judicial nominees. That is supported by neither the Constitution’s text nor the Senate’s historical practice.
Nothing better captures the Republican disaster of Supreme Court nominations than George H.W. Bush selecting David Souter, who evolved from mild conservative to left-wing leader.
The nomination of Judge Amy Barrett to the Supreme Court is likely to set off the ugliest political fight we’ve seen since, well, the last Supreme Court confirmation battle.
‘There is a long history of anti-Catholic hatred by some in this country, and a growing tide of anti-religious animus on the Left now, and I hope you and your colleagues will not play any further part in it,’ Sen. Josh Hawley wrote.
Trump urged Democrat lawmakers and the media to provide a ‘respectful and dignified hearing that she deserves and, frankly, that our country deserves.’
Barrett isn’t some fire-breathing religious zealot. She’s an accomplished jurist who believes in the Constitution and the duty of judges to uphold the law.
President Donald Trump today nominated federal Judge Amy Coney Barrett to fill the seat Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s vacated on the Supreme Court.
Trump vowed to choose a nominee from the 2016 list, so he should nominate Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court.
Media and Democrats’ decision in 2018 to collude with the criminally minded has rendered today’s discussion of power plays meaningless.
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.
GOP House members filed a resolution on Tuesday to condemn Democrats’ plans to pack the Supreme Court if they can’t defeat President Trump’s next nominee fair and square.
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