Skip to comments.Schumer: Roberts Broke His Promise On Commerce Clause
Posted on 07/01/2012 4:38:05 PM PDT by NoLibZone
U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts swing vote to uphold Obamacare under Congresss taxing powers has drawn praise from his usual critics. One top Democratic senator lauded Roberts judicial independence in saving President Obamas signature law, but also argued that the Bush-appointed jurist broke his promise by narrowing the scope of the Commerce Clause.
In his opinion, Roberts explained in detail why he believes his view is not inconsistent with precedent, siding with conservative architects of the legal challenge in the argument that Congress may not regulate inaction.
In my view it certainly merited upholding under the Commerce Clause, said Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY), his partys leader on messaging. I do worry, in the future, about the courts limiting the Commerce Clause as a way of limiting the ability of the federal government to help average
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If the left won, why is he so sad?
This is the largest Rope-a-dope in the history of mankind.
What’s up with all the Schumer quotes today?
Since when is a Supreme Court Justice allowed to make “promises” on future cases? If Roberts made a “promise” on a case before it was argued in his court, then he should be impeached.
Shut up, putz head.
“We have three branches of government, we a house, we have a senate and we have a president.”
I think Robert’s decision is wrong, but he sure put a crimp on furure Commerce Clause challenges.
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That's because you're a douchbag.
No. He didn’t.
I still want to know what Roberts was threatened with, to force him to change his mind.
I sure hope so.
true conservatives like it when guys like Schumer are un happy .
impeach shoeless john roberts?
And I hope that we don’t realize it until Nov 7th.
The passion this has stirred will help the conservative movement.
Carry on then. :D
A Democrat, especially a sleaze like Schumer, is going to hold someone to a “promise”? LOL
Only until there is a 5th true blue (actually red) lib on the panel. The four libs have no respect for CJR's opinion on the Commerce Clause - read Ginsburg's dissent.
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