As Justice Gorsuch concluded in his concurring opinion, “dodging the question today guarantees it will recur tomorrow.”
McConnell didn’t just politicize the selection of justices—he corrupted the entire selection process for our highest court.
"Congress has the power, and the constitutional duty, to set the size of the court, as it has seven times throughout our history."
The Supreme Court's majority ruled that "even in a pandemic, the Constitution cannot be put away and forgotten."
"The undersigned organizations urge the Senate to oppose the confirmation of Judge Barrett and allow the president duly chosen in the 2020 general election to fill the existing Supreme Court vacancy."
"Democracy has its eyes on you, Chuck."
The order, which is temporary, gives the Trump administration authority to start the wall projects where fencing already exists.
Voting rights advocacy groups called the Supreme Court's decision "deeply disappointing."