Skip to comments.Chuck Schumerís Supreme Court bluster
Posted on 01/08/2017 9:54:28 AM PST by HarleyLady27
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer played the tough guy last week, vowing to leave a vacancy on the nations highest court unless President-elect Donald Trump taps a judge he and his fellow Democrats like. But trash-talk is easy.
If [Trump and his staff] dont appoint someone whos really good, Schumer huffed, were going to oppose them tooth and nail.
(Excerpt) Read more at nypost.com ...
Go nuclear. Do it,Mitch.
I think President Trump said it right “Clown Chucky”...
Time for Scotty to beam the “updated” message about the election results to Chuck Schumer.
Two words for Chuckie: “recess appointment”
Head Clown Schumer.
This comment in the end of the article says why ‘Clown Chucky’ is so upset:
Mind you, before Election Day, Schumer fully expected that hed be Senate majority leader right now. He was utterly blindsided by the defeat of Democratic Senate candidates in Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Missouri and North Carolina.
May he join on his own, join Former Iranian president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani.
The Republicans need to go Nuclear on anything they need that the Democrats try to stop.
Reid was warned about the Nuclear option and the Democrats crammed it down America’s throat.
Republicans need to get everything done they can this first two years especially. I will personally take anything they do not do as a direct slap in the face to the whole American public.
The Left resists moves toward freedom and the Rule of Law regardless of their demand for “unity” from the Right. Meanwhile, in the name of Leftist “unity”, the Right caves in to Leftist tyranny on a regular basis.
Well no teeth or nails then Chucky you can find out about the new Justice after they are appointed .... just like obamacare.
By demanding, IN ADVANCE, that he is going to use the filibuster to stop any nomination that is not a liberal, the Republicans now have THE JUSTIFICATION to nuke the filibuster here.
Schumer should have been smarter...he should have simply filibustered each and every candidate that Trump proposed, while never admitting to this strategy.
“Schumer should have been smarter...he should have simply filibustered each and every candidate that Trump proposed, while never admitting to this strategy.”
He isn’t sending a message to Republicans. He is keeping contact with the disgruntled Left. The Left is very upset and he is trying to stay ahead of them to demonstrate he is the right leader at the right time. If he were to remain silent, as he should, it would create an apparent power vacuum and he probably would have to continuously fight to keep his position. This is the verbal equivalent of marking his territory by peeing.
Force him to filibuster. Make them look like little spoiled brats. Don’t change the rules because even though it will help now, it will hurt later.
Haven’t seen that one. Gotta link?
I'm sick and tired of being governed by, in effect, one a-hole in 5-4 decisions.
This will come back to bite us some day.
I understand that any forbearance we show today will be ignored when the other side regains power.
Instead I’d like to see the filibuster added to the constitution. A 5/4 or maybe even a 6/3 supreme court is a big (and perhaps long lasting) prize, but a constitutional amendment might just save the republic some day.
I’d also add a limit of 9 justices while we are at it.
Democrat Reid killed the filibuster.
President Trump will appoint qualified, honest, conservative Judges.
President Trump has miles to go before he sleeps.
The irrelevant Sen., and Head Clown, Schumer may as well go to sleep.
“Dont change the rules because even though it will help now, it will hurt later.”
Not the Supreme Court - when has our side ever tried to block a Democrat pick? Answer: Never, which is why the Dems always get their flaming leftist on the Court.
So filibuster or not, we rubber-stamp their picks anyway...so let’s nuke it. Legislation is different, and I might tend to agree with you there - but the Supreme Court is a NO LOSE for our side, and likely the reason the Dems didn’t see a need to nuke it when they had the chance.
What does Smucky mean they have to be good canidates? You would have to search through an overturned gut wagon to find worse judges then Obama appointed.
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