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BEWARE! How Democrats Could Undo Trumpís Lasting Legacy in the Courts
American Thinker ^ | 12/20/2019 | Selwyn Duke

Posted on 12/20/2019 4:36:38 AM PST by SeekAndFind

To the delight of conservatives and dismay of liberals, President Trump is doing more to reshape the American judiciary than any president in recent memory. It’s viewed as a “lasting legacy” that will ensure more “conservative” rulings — constitutionalist ones, actually — for perhaps decades to come. Unfortunately, a full understanding of the Constitution and leftists’ nature informs that this is an unfounded assumption.

Illustrating the current transformation of the courts, The Daily Signal wrote last month that “‘[o]ne out of every 4 active judges on the U.S. Court of Appeals have been appointed by President Trump,’ says Adam Kennedy, deputy assistant to the president and deputy director of communications at the White House…. ‘And the average age is actually a full 10 years younger for these justices than under President [Barack] Obama.’”

All told, the president has thus far had “158 judicial nominees confirmed to the Federal bench,” WhiteHouse.gov informs, including “two Supreme Court justices, 44 Circuit Court judges, and 112 District Court judges.” This judicial transformation is historic — but it also can be made history. How?

Aside from the well-known power to impeach judges, Congress can also pack the Supreme Court. Yet it apparently has still another power, one little known: to abolish entire federal courts.

The only federal court mandated by the Constitution is the SCOTUS; as to “inferior courts,” Article III states that Congress “may from time to time ordain and establish” them, which it has often done. But implied is that what Congress can make, it can unmake; or, as the Legal Information Institute puts it, the Houses can both “expand and contract the units of the system” (emphasis added).

This is not just theoretical but has already happened:

(Excerpt) Read more at americanthinker.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: clickbait; courts; democrats; nonsense; oneweirdtrick; trumpjudges
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1 posted on 12/20/2019 4:36:38 AM PST by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

Haven’t we had enough of these fantasy articles?

“I know you think X, but here’s why something different could happen, even though it has no actual chance of happening!”


2 posted on 12/20/2019 4:39:59 AM PST by StoneRainbow68
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To: SeekAndFind

There is no way the Democrats would vote their lawyer comrades off the federal gravy train. That will never happen.


3 posted on 12/20/2019 4:44:27 AM PST by Federal46 (federal 46)
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To: StoneRainbow68

I know you think Trump was impeached, but this is how he could turn it around and get FOUR TERMS IN OFFICE!

Democrats HATE THIS ONE TRICK!

Amazing Previously Unknown Thing, Click to See it

BOOM


4 posted on 12/20/2019 4:46:16 AM PST by Lazamataz (We can be called a racist and we'll just smile. Because we don't care.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Now that the threshold for impeachment has been tossed out when the GOP takes over the House in January 2020 the impeachment of Pelosi, Schiff, Nadler, Schumer, etc.&etc. can begin!


5 posted on 12/20/2019 4:52:18 AM PST by wastoute (Government cannot redistribute wealth. Government can only redistribute poverty.)
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To: Lazamataz

I want to vote for GOP candidates who are running on the promise to Impeach Pelosi and Maxine Waters!


6 posted on 12/20/2019 4:53:05 AM PST by wastoute (Government cannot redistribute wealth. Government can only redistribute poverty.)
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To: Lazamataz

“BOOM” LOL!


7 posted on 12/20/2019 4:56:44 AM PST by READINABLUESTATE
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To: Lazamataz

HA HA HA HA HAAAAAAAA!


8 posted on 12/20/2019 4:58:41 AM PST by Salamander (Living On The Ledge....)
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To: SeekAndFind

Can’t they report actual news....instead of creating a fairy tale.


9 posted on 12/20/2019 5:00:48 AM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: wastoute

January 2020?


10 posted on 12/20/2019 5:03:09 AM PST by HartleyMBaldwin
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To: HartleyMBaldwin

Oops.


11 posted on 12/20/2019 5:03:49 AM PST by wastoute (Government cannot redistribute wealth. Government can only redistribute poverty.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Stupid, pointless article. The Left are free to do as they please however they please because they are no longer bound by decency, reason or the law. Wakeup. If they are not dealt with they ALREADY own us.


12 posted on 12/20/2019 5:05:33 AM PST by TalBlack (Damn right I'll "do something" you fat, balding son of a bitc)
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To: wastoute

Would be nice, though.


13 posted on 12/20/2019 5:08:31 AM PST by HartleyMBaldwin
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To: StoneRainbow68

kinda like the mock NFL/NBA draft

stupid, mindless crap.

Lets deal in reality, shall we?


14 posted on 12/20/2019 5:08:37 AM PST by QualityMan
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To: StoneRainbow68

I hate to disagree with you but with this crew of Democrats there is no nightmare scenario fantasy they won’t consider. I suggest you look at this “impeachment” debacle from the perspective you would have had one year ago. A year ago I would have considered the possibility of what we have seen happen pure fantasy.


15 posted on 12/20/2019 5:36:26 AM PST by hardspunned
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To: SeekAndFind

Pure fantasy and unworthy of this site. As some here have said and I paraphrase, It’s a stupid article.


16 posted on 12/20/2019 5:38:00 AM PST by billyboy15
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To: hardspunned

Nobody is going to completely reorganize the Federal Judiciary or Pack the Supreme Court. Come on.


17 posted on 12/20/2019 5:43:48 AM PST by StoneRainbow68
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To: SeekAndFind

Oh please!


18 posted on 12/20/2019 5:50:57 AM PST by LoveMyFreedom
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To: SeekAndFind

Didn’t read more than headline: I’m sick of the stupid shit writers who get paid to write are churning out for click bait. This is ridiculous and this schmuck knows it. Judges have lifetime appointments and Trump will fill dozens more seats in the next five years.


19 posted on 12/20/2019 6:03:49 AM PST by jmaroneps37 (Conservatism is truth. Liberalism is lies.)
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To: Lazamataz

You won’t believe #27!


20 posted on 12/20/2019 6:05:11 AM PST by Mr. K (No consequence of repealing obamacare is worse than obamacare itself.)
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