Skip to comments.Bennett on Trump-Chief Justice Spat: 'A Fight John Roberts Didn't Want to Pick'
Posted on 11/23/2018 9:02:10 PM PST by conservative98
Bill Bennett appeared on "Fox & Friends" Friday to weigh in on President Trump's war of words with Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts, saying this is a fight Roberts should not have picked.
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Bill Bennett has Trump’s back on judges, and on shutting down the border like Reagan did.
Breaking up the 9th Circuit should be among top agenda for next year. Too bad California can’t be in split into two or three circuits. A shame to leave them as their own or dominating nearby states.
One Free Rep poster said something very perceptive, and more than a little ominous.
This poster thinks Judge Roberts is mouthing off now, about the 9th Court so that when the time comes that Trump makes a decision, and the 9th Court tries to swat it down, Judge Roberts can meekly RECUSE HIMSELF from any involvement in overturning that Court decision.
Roberts would say, ‘My unfortunate debate with the president on this issue, renders my judgement as appearing ‘compromised’. I therefore, recuse myself from any involvement on this issue now before the Supreme Court.”
That would mean a 4 - 4 Supreme Court split, resulting
in no change from that blasted 9th Circuit Court stumbling block of a ruling. Think about it. This is how the Dems play the long game. Justice Roberts could sit in his chamber and silently gloat. Privately thrilled that he has ‘helped’ his liberal pals and Masters once again!
They said Roberts was such a “great conservative” back then when he was put on the court by Bush.
Looks like Trump has flushed the rat out a bit.
Except there is no long game for Ginsburg, any 4-4 split will be short lived.
So Bennett is wrong; this is quite possibly a fight JR wanted to pick with Trump.
Our judges have held themselves above criticism for far to long. They are no more protected than anyone else. It’s about time they start feeling the heat. GO TRUMP!!!!!
Roberts has likely been compromised. Given all the people the Obama regime spied on it’s highly unlikely the Courts were immune. The theory is Roberts illeglly adopted some kids from Ireland and he wanted to prevent losing them. Perhaps some embarrassing sexual stuff as well.
You’re assuming Breyer and Ginsburg will live through President Trump’s terms. Try and find someone in Vegas to give you odds on that.
Roberts did what he did, and meant to do it that way, and it's obvious. I must alas agree, he's setting things up to prevent removal of the Obama scum's anticonstitutional and/or extralegal decrees.
So, Roberts is a #NeverTrumper Judge?
Even on an expedited "fast-track," it likely wouldn't get to The Supremes until next February or March at the earliest. President Trump will replace Ruth Bader-Hindenberg in January.
Our lock on the Supreme Conservative Court will be stronger still than it is even now when this comes up. IMHO.
God willing and the creek don't rise.
Just a reminder, if any opening happens on the SCOTUS in 2020, no replacement will be seated because it’s an Election Year.
Doesn’t matter that the Senate will be GOP until at least January of 2021. Lindsey Graham has already stated that fact and he may well end up being the Judiciary Committee Chairman in the next Congress.
If POTUS Trump fails to win Reelection in 2020 (shudder), the Court will end up being more Liberal than anyone could have thought possible.
Nowadays, the Constitution is fleeting.
Lindsey Graham probably will want to start hiring bodyguards now, rather than later if he takes that attitude, and I don’t mean against Antifa or Planned Parenthood.
Yes, Supreme Court Justice Roberts made quite the political speech. He’s an amazing activist.
The last thing the USA needs is 2-4 more U S Senators from CA.
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