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Rubio, Scott Lead Assault on Conservative Judge, Take Down ‘Qualified’ Nominee
Breitbart ^ | 20 Jul 2018 | Katherine Rodriguez

Posted on 07/20/2018 12:19:21 PM PDT by conservative98

Republican Sens. Marco Rubio and Tim Scott torpedoed a conservative nominee to the Ninth Circuit appeals court on Thursday whom even liberals called qualified for the bench, citing college-era political comments, energizing Democrats, and creating a new line of attack against the confirmations of dozens of other judicial picks, including Brett Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court.

Ryan Bounds, an Oregon federal prosecutor who clerked for Judge Diarmuid O’Scannlain on the Ninth Circuit, had an impressive array of credentials that impressed people on the left and the right. Even the left-wing American Bar Association (ABA) unanimously voted to rate Bounds as “qualified” for the Ninth Circuit after they reviewed his full record, showing that even those firmly aligned with liberal priorities acknowledge that college-era political riffs do not disqualify someone from a federal judgeship.

But what should have been a historic moment for the Trump administration and the Republican Party to nominate a qualified judge ended in a failed nomination due to Rubio and Scott’s efforts to take down a conservative judge due to misgivings about the nominee’s writings in a college newspaper.

Scott privately told Rubio on the Wednesday before the vote that he had concerns about Bounds’ “racially insensitive” writings in the Stanford Daily, a conservative college newspaper, back in 1995.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Florida; US: South Carolina
KEYWORDS: abortion; breitbart; brettkavanaugh; diarmuidoscannlain; florida; katherinerodriguez; kavanaugh; maga; marcorubio; ninthcircuit; oregon; paulsinger; racecard; racism; rubio; ryanbounds; scotus; stanforddaily; timscott; trumpjudiciary
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To: bert

Alas, you don’t have the ability to delete your past posts unless you get banned and they are deleted for you.

I don’t need to make you recant and become a nationalist bert.
I will settle for just inspiring posters to search your posting history and then evaluate you on the basis of the open borders stance you have taken across the years.

61 posted on 07/21/2018 8:16:59 AM PDT by MrEdd (Caveat Emptor)
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To: MrEdd

You sir are a liar. A shaameless liar.

I have no need to defend my posts against those of a newbie.

62 posted on 07/21/2018 11:13:08 AM PDT by bert ((K. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... In our cities will be burning))
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To: conservative98

So will we hear Rush once again defend Foam Party Marco, the “full throated conservative”?

63 posted on 07/21/2018 11:56:33 AM PDT by Pelham (California, Mexico's socialist colony)
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