Skip to comments.Pro-Life Ted Cruz brokering Trump deal for Supreme Court
Posted on 12/12/2016 10:05:55 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
A deal is being brokered for Senator Ted Cruz to fill a Supreme Court vacancy in exchange for a pro-Trump replacement in his Texas seat.
Source: A deal is being cut which would see Cruz nominated on the condition that a pro-Trump Republican could be found to replace him in the Senate.
Unclear whether Cruz would be immediately nominated to replace Justice Antonin Scalia.
Cruz was not on Trumps list of potential Supreme Court picks vetted by Federalist Society.
Cruz is currently publicly planning to run for re-election in 2018.
Source: Privately he's ready and willing to become a Supreme Court Justice.
Alan Dershowitz on Cruz: One of the best students I ever had.
Source: Cruz is widely praised as a legal scholar and orator, but is disliked by Senate colleagues.
(FRESNO, CA) Texas Senator Ted Cruz is set to be nominated for a position on the Supreme Court by President-elect Donald J. Trump if current trends hold, a source close to the process tells GotNews.
The source told GotNews that a deal is being cut which would see Cruz nominated to the Supreme Court on the condition that a pro-Trump Republican could be found to replace Ted Cruz in the Senate.
It is unclear whether Cruz would be immediately nominated to replace Justice Antonin Scalia, who died earlier this year, or if his nomination would come later. While Cruz was not on Trumps list of potential Supreme Court picks, he undoubtedly fits the bill as a staunch conservative constitutionalist.
Cruz, who won his Texas Senate seat in 2012, is publicly planning to run for re-election in 2018. Privately, it seems hes ready and willing to become a Supreme Court Justice.
Ted Cruz was Donald Trumps earliest ally and final foe in the Republican presidential primaries. He has steadily reconciled with Trump since the Republican National Convention in Cleveland in July earlier this year.
Cruz has been described by his former law professor and world-famous lawyer Alan Dershowitz as one of the best students I ever had. Cruz is widely praised as a legal scholar and orator, despite being notoriously disliked among his Senate colleagues.
That dislike may make a Cruz confirmation very easy in the Senate.
There are lots of acceptable supreme court candidates in Texas.
We certainly do not need this creepy turd who sided with Muslims, blacklivesmatter thugs, and illegal aliens when they physically attacked Trump voters at Trump’s Chicago rally. He and his weird followers need to leave Texas, but not for the Supreme Court.
Well, perhaps it’s best now. Though I don’t know if he’d get a single Dem vote, and there’s a few Repubs that probably won’t either.
He’s a sociopath but, dammit, he’s OUR sociopath. I would much rather have someone on the court who didn’t have such questionable views on birth right citizenship and whether or not he is a Canuckistinian.
Great, this will mean anyone can run for president of the US, no matter where they were born!
I dont want ted cruz on scotus.
First i want alabamas scotus roy moore.
And if I was Trump I woildnt stop nominating justices at 9. There is no law saying there can only be, or must only be, 9.
I like this move, if true.
He should be outsourced to someone with an H1B visa
>> Hes a sociopath but, dammit, hes OUR sociopath.
LOL, well said.
Despite my objections to Cruz’s POTUS ambitions, a good Senator he makes, and quite possibly a good Justice.
Cruz is clearly qualified and I think well suited tempermant-wise for the Supreme Court. His career has been constitutional law, he’s unquestionably conservative, and in a meritocracy that’s what should count - not personalities.
You can bet that Hillary would have appointed someone a whole lot “creepier” had she won, so let’s not forget how fortunate we are to even be having this conversation. Presidents last 4 or 8 years but Cruz or whoever Trump appoints could be on the Supreme Court for 40 or 50 years.
Yes, that is a problem, along with the other ones he was hiding, not a good pick to my way of thinking.
Cruz should NEVER be on the SCOTUS!
Hopefully,this is just someone's wetdream and not true.
“That dislike may make a Cruz confirmation very easy in the Senate.”
haha he could wave the Soviet flag during a 12 hour filibuster and everyone will still vote to confirm him!
He’d be like Roberts, the TRAITOR and THE last person, on the face of the earth, I’d put on the court; any court!
Hardly! He is NOT liked at all, by his fellow Senators!
There are a million better candidates than Felito Cruz.
He will be positioning himself to run in 2020 however. When Trump gets cornered over the next 4 years, we will need a conservative to run next time. Unless of course you all want Jeb! to run again.
I muse that Ted...if he gets the gig....will hold the record for interrogatory during hearings, as Clarence holds the record for the opposite.
Ted so loves the sound of his own voice.
That is not, however, to say his self-absorption will be a bad thing: after some time, the liberal leaners will surely yield to end the tedium.
Cruz has a ‘woman’ problem the liberals will relish in exposing. Think Justice Thomas’ hearings were wild... and out there... I do not believe for a second Cruz wants that kind of cavity search. AND imagine the libs grilling him over NOT knowing he was a Canadian citizen...
Makes sense because Cruz has huge likability issues, but would make a good Judge IMO.
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