Tag: Supreme Court
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 window to hash out any details of a coronavirus relief deal is coming to an end as Election Day approaches even though there is a huge need for one.
How has Trump had so many vacancies to fill?
“Something is not right around the court. And dark money has a lot to do with it. Special interests have a lot to do with it.”
“If you’re neutral on climate change, you're complicit in the collapse of the planetary ecosystem upon which the survival of every living thing depends.”
Here are some of the key exchanges from Wednesday’s hearing...
“It’s a really big deal — and a sign of a complete failure of our democracy — to be confirming a climate denier to a lifetime appointment on the Supreme Court during a moment when urgent climate action is an existential priority.”