Skip to comments.Pelosi sees Roberts helping uphold U.S. healthcare law
Posted on 06/27/2012 4:48:51 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As the U.S. Supreme Court prepared to announce a decision on President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law, one of the legislation's chief supporters predicted that it would be upheld by a 6-3 vote.
Nancy Pelosi, the House of Representatives' Democratic leader, said she can see Chief Justice John Roberts siding with Obama in an anticipated divided Supreme Court ruling on Thursday.
"I believe 6-3," Pelosi told the Reuters Washington Summit on Wednesday.
She reasoned that a decision upholding the law would require the support of Justice Anthony Kennedy, a moderate conservative who often controls the outcome of the court's rulings since the justices frequently are split in their decisions.
"If you get Kennedy, I don't think that Roberts would want it to look political" and oppose it, Pelosi said, alluding to the fact that Roberts has said he favors unanimity on his court.
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An even better question: Who is they guy he is holding hands with - and why is he holding hands with a guy, while carrying a ladies purse?
I have to go out to the garage and cuss every time I see that pic of communist butt licking bastards.
BP goes up too.
It’s possible. Roberts is not a conservative. Moderate at best.
I hear you. We got some laughs out of it on this thread, but the first time I see it after a long while...well, there’s nothing funny about it. Whenever liberals whine about bipartisanship, that picture should be shoved in their faces.
You mean like Ahab the Arab and Dubya, out at Crawford?
Why won’t this “entity” just retire and go away? I’ve seen bad Speaker’s of the House in the past, but this woman makes me cringe every time I see, read or hear of her saying anything!
they are setting Roberts up as the bad guy if and when it goes down tomorrow....SCOTUS wannabe laurence tribe said the same thing as pelosi: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2899995/posts
and Roberts battles with obama in the past are noted...when it goes down they will paint Roberts as a racist...
Well, I've heard SanFran Nan's hubby has ties to organized crime. I don't know if that's true or not, but maybe Roberts has been made an offer he couldn't refuse.
I worry that this ruling may be the end of government. If the Supreme Court rules for Obamacare, then it will be the start of a Revolution. It does not take much common sense to see that this ruling would be wrong and not only against our Constitution, but an affirmative ruling would mean that the Constitution no longer exists! I expect no such ruling however - surely the judges are smarter that we are.
We shall see...
It's held by someone to the right of Steny.
And that photo should be plastered all over when the NewsReaders say “don’t gloat” if it’s overturned. I won’t gloat any larger than SanFranNan.
Nancy ARE YOU SERIOUS?
ARE YOU SERIOUS!
What part of the Constitution give Congress the power to implement an insurance mandate?
Excellent point. Drudge should put that photo over a link to the first “tea party gloats and that’s just wrong” screed from some lefty at NYT or MSLSD.
Yep, that's Steny Please-Ma'am-May-I-Carry-Your-Purse Hoyer, and he's holding the hand of Elijah Cummings. Both these "men" are, I'm embarrassed to say, representatives of my state of Maryland. Both will almost certainly be employed for life, given their constituencies.
It would be a travesty if this were the only thing she is correct about.
They paint everything as racist.
It's the only "color" they have got.
“I never cared for Dole or McCain either in their politics, but Mitt Romney isnt worthy to shine their shoes.”
Whatever.... if you’re not voting for Republican candidate you are voting for the Democrat - Obama... simple.
Don’t vote Obama
Looks like a lynch mob~
What was Rush saying about Roberts?
right....he was old.
Ok, Madam BizzaroWorld, today we get to see: Are you a ranting lunatic, or are you a ranting lunatic who happened to be correct about the ruling today?
If he does, it will be the second time the republic was betrayed by a SC justice named Roberts, the first being Owen.
Perhaps Rush was referring to to SB1070 vote only, I don't know.
I guess you really are a constitutional scholar, just like Dear Leader.
I am so depressed at the Supreme Court decision, but have to admit that you were right and I was wrong. Who would have thought......
Obviously somebody tipped off Nan.