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  • JUST IN: Chief Justice Roberts Will Not Preside Over Trump Senate Impeachment Trial

    01/25/2021 4:39:18 PM PST · by bimboeruption · 98 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 1/25/2021 | Cristina Laila
    Chief Justice John Roberts will not preside over Trump’s Senate impeachment trial. If was previously reported that Roberts was eager to avoid presiding over the sham impeachment of Trump because he doesn’t want to become a political lightning rod. Senate President Pro Tempore, Pat Leahy (VT) will preside over the sham trial instead. The Hill reported: A Senate source said Leahy, a former chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, is expected to preside at the trial. A spokesman for Leahy said the decision on presiding over the trial is up to Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) and Minority Leader...
  • Supreme Court Dismisses Suits Over Trump Finances

    01/25/2021 8:48:08 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 27 replies
    Nation and State ^ | 01/25/2021 | Tyler Durden
    The US Supreme Court on Monday ordered the dismissal of a pair of lawsuits accusing former President Trump of illegally profiting from his presidency, after several foreign and state government officials patronized his properties - including the Trump International Hotel in Washington, located a few blocks from the White House.The plaintiffs included hotels, restaurants and the attorneys general of Maryland and the District of Columbia, and accused Trump of violating the Constitution's two emoluments clauses, according to Bloomberg Law, which notes that "One clause bars a president from accepting benefits from foreign governments without congressional consent, while the other bars...
  • Constitutional Amendment to Prevent Supreme Court Packing Resurfaces

    01/24/2021 7:39:10 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 20 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | 01/24/2021 | Matthew Vadum
    Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) introduced legislation on Jan. 22 to amend the U.S. Constitution to limit the Supreme Court to nine justices, the numerical cap that has been in place for well over a century, in order to prevent Democrats from enlarging the court’s membership. Amending the Constitution is no easy task. The amendment bill must pass by two-thirds supermajority in both houses of Congress and then be ratified by three-quarters of the states, or 38 of the 50 states, to become part of the Constitution. The move comes after then-President Donald Trump’s conservative constitutionalist nominee, Amy Coney Barrett,...
  • Sen. Rand Paul says Chief Justice Roberts won’t take Trump impeach trial

    01/23/2021 9:39:44 PM PST · by conservative98 · 163 replies
    NY Post ^ | January 23, 2021 | 6:06pm | Mary Kay Linge
    As Democrats plunge ahead with a post-term impeachment trial of President Donald Trump, a key question remains: Will Chief Justice Roberts take the case? Republican Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky says he won’t — making the exercise “a fake, partisan impeachment,” the lawmaker told Fox News’ Sean Hannity Friday. Paul claimed Roberts has “privately said he’s not supposed to come unless it’s an impeachment of the president.”
  • Biden Just Used a 'Far Right' SCOTUS Ruling To Oust a Trump Appointee

    01/22/2021 4:13:45 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 19 replies
    Reason ^ | 1.22.2021 | Damon Root
    The new president availed himself of Seila Law v. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.The U.S. Supreme Court's June 2020 decision in Seila Law v. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau was not warmly received by certain progressive activists. "The far right just scored a victory," announced Marge Baker of People for the American Way. "Powerful corporate forces have turned their losing political case into a rigged constitutional one," intoned Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D–R.I.). "They've moved fringe legal theories into mainstream conservative legal thought." At issue in the case was the legality of the single-director structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). Although...
  • Media Claim Abortion Drug in SCOTUS Ruling Ends ‘Pregnancy'

    01/16/2021 3:57:33 AM PST · by Kaslin · 6 replies ^ | January 16, 2021 | Katie Yoder
    Abortion ends a human life, but Americans wouldn’t know that from reading recent news reports. Instead, many in the media claim, abortion drugs “terminate pregnancies” and “expel” the “contents” of a woman’s uterus. On Tuesday, the Supreme Court granted the Food and Drug Administration’s request to reinstate a federal requirement that says women must obtain an abortion drug from a health care provider in person rather than by mail. As media outlets from CNN to NPR raced to report the news, their pieces stood out because of their language – words carrying abortion euphemisms. The court decision centered on the...
  • Arizona Legislature Introduces First-In-Nation Resolution To Protect Against Democrat 'Court Packing'

    01/14/2021 8:19:08 AM PST · by Kaslin · 24 replies ^ | January 14, 2021 | Jake Hoffman
    The United States Supreme Court isn't merely one of America's most important institutions, it is also one of the most important elements of our constitutional system of checks and balances, not to mention the gold standard of judicial independence and integrity on the planet. Despite its judicial and governmental prowess, Democrats—more aptly radical Marxists—have made clear their intention to politicize and co-opt the Supreme Court for their own selfish political gain through a strategy known as "court packing." Democrats' current attempts to abuse the Court are by no means the first of their kind. In fact, Democrat President Franklin Delano...
  • Is Your iPhone Passcode Off Limits to the Law? Supreme Court Ruling Sought

    01/08/2021 7:41:04 PM PST · by Theoria · 8 replies
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | 08 Jan 2021 | Robert McMillan
    Petitioners including ACLU say passcodes are protected by the Fifth Amendment; prosecutors disagree Two civil-liberties groups are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to rule on an increasingly relevant digital-privacy question: Do Americans have a constitutional right to keep their passwords and passcodes secret?It’s a thorny legal issue, and one that is unsettled in the U.S., according to lawyers at the American Civil Liberties Union and the Electronic Frontier Foundation, who on Thursday filed a petition with the Supreme Court asking it to decide the matter once and for all.The initiative is the latest twist in a tug of war between...

    01/02/2021 6:30:09 PM PST · by rxsid · 33 replies
    NEW ELECTION EMERGENCY APPLICATION TO JUSTICE ALITO: Can A Clerk Overrule The Supreme Court?Posted in Uncategorized on December 31, 2020 by naturalborncitizen But first a recap of previous failed legal maneuvers concerning the election…Somebody please tell President Trump’s election lawyers there’s a federal statute – 3 U.S.C. § 1 – which requires all elections for Presidential Electors to be completed on Election Day. Then tell his lawyers – and the lawyers for Texas who failed to cite it properly – that 3 U.S.C. § 2 only applies when 3 U.S.C. § 1 is violated. Texas failed to mention 3 U.S.C....
  • Trump Campaign Takes Wisconsin Constitutional Fight to US Supreme Court — Challenging 50,000 Illegal Absentee Votes

    12/29/2020 6:45:26 PM PST · by bitt · 37 replies
    GATEWAY PUNDIT ^ | 12/29/2020 | Jim Hoft
    The Trump campaign on Tuesday took its Wisconsin Constitutional fight to the US Supreme Court. Trump advisor Boris Epshteyn broke the news today on Steve Bannon’s War Room. @BrandonBeckham_ Replying to @realDonaldTrump and @BreitbartNews DEVELOPING NEWS: @BorisEP, on War Room with Steven Bannon, confirms Trump Campaign is/has filed a writ of certiorari with the U.S. Supreme Court (SCOTUS) out of Wisconsin. Boris Epshteyn tweeted out the news earlier this afternoon. The Trump campaign is challenging the 50,000 illegal absentee votes that were allowed to be counted in the state.
  • Gocs Blocking Legislature Rights To Select Electors Face Lawsuit

    12/26/2020 10:22:06 AM PST · by raptor22 · 17 replies
    The Constitutional Conservatives ^ | December 26, 2020 | Daniel John Sobieski
    When the Supreme Court of Chief Justice John Roberts rejected the lawsuit of the state of Texas and other states that said the election rules in contested battleground states like Pennsylvania were unconstitutionally written, SCOTUS ruled that it could not prove Texas ot its citizens suffered harm by the processes by which another state selects electors and writes election rules. This of course is nonsense. Supreme Court Justices are like field goal kickers. They have one job. In the case of SCOTUS, it is to protect and defend the Constitution of the United States of America. We are a union...
  • Don’t Look for Team Biden to Favor Framers’ Constitution

    Some of Mr. Biden’s supporters believe that he will be the most “Progressive” of presidents, and it is likely that Barack Obama’s vice president will bring back into the federal government the policies that characterized Mr. Obama’s term. If this is the case, the need for vigilance for the next four years will be even more profound, because, as David Bernstein showed in his remarkable book on the Obama years, the Obama/Biden administration was the most “Lawless” in memory. Professor Bernstein argued persuasively that Mr. Obama flouted the Constitution’s allocation of governmental powers, as more of President Obama’s actions were...
  • Riot Potential Neutralizes Vote Fraud Cases [semi-satire]

    12/22/2020 9:54:14 AM PST · by John Semmens · 10 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 6 Dec 2020 | John Semmens
    A leak from inside the US Supreme Court alleges that Chief Justice John Roberts insisted that the Texas lawsuit contesting the election results in several swing states not be heard due to the potential for civil rioting that would likely follow a decision to toss fraudulent votes. "It's a 'no win' situation," Roberts was reported to have argued. "Whether the amount of fraud was sufficient to change the election outcome is less important than the safety of our urban areas. As we saw over the summer, multiple cities were plagued by civil unrest sparked by the death of one man...
  • Wisconsin Supreme Court Judge Explains His Ruling Against Trump Election Lawsuit

    12/21/2020 8:03:54 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 43 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | 12/21/2020 | Tom Ozimek
    Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Brian Hagedorn, a conservative, explained his ruling against a contest-of-election lawsuit brought in the state by President Donald Trump’s campaign.In an interview with The New York Times on Friday, Hagedorn said he found nothing in the law or the evidence presented in the case that would have allowed Trump to win the lawsuit.A narrowly divided Wisconsin Supreme Court on Dec. 14 rejected Trump’s lawsuit challenging the election results in the battleground state about an hour before the Electoral College cast Wisconsin’s 10 votes for Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden. In the 4-3 ruling, the court’s three...
  • McGrath says McConnell's plan to give potential Ginsburg replacement a Senate vote 'total BS'

    09/23/2020 9:41:43 AM PDT · by Republican Wildcat · 22 replies
    WDRB-TV ^ | 9/21/2020
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- U.S. Senate candidate Amy McGrath said she vehemently opposes Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s plan to hold pre-election confirmation hearings to replace the late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. “Total BS,” McGrath said.
  • Supreme Court Responds to Claim That John Roberts Shouted at Other Justices Over Texas Lawsuit

    12/18/2020 5:48:48 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 65 replies
    The Epoch Times ^ | December 18, 2020 | Jack Phillips
    A spokesperson for the U.S. Supreme Court disputed a report that claimed Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts shouted at the eight other justices in a room in the high court, urging them not to take up the Texas election lawsuit against four other key states. As guidance, the court “has been conducting its conferences remotely by phone since March when the building closed due to the pandemic,” a Supreme Court spokesperson told The Epoch Times via email on Friday in response to a question about the claim. The statement contradicts what a GOP Texas elector, Matt Patrick, said earlier...
  • Screaming at the Supreme Court: Is Chief Justice Roberts Compromised?

    12/18/2020 5:15:11 PM PST · by Lenora Thompson · 66 replies
    Lenora Thompson, Patriotic Writer ^ | 12/18/2020 | Lenora Thompson, Patriotic Writer
    You hear some awfully funny things online. On Monday, we heard a benediction pronounced after the Michigan Electors committed treason. Later, while Texas was casting their Electoral Votes, we heard mention of Chief Justice Roberts screaming at his fellow SCOTUS judges. No! Say it cannot be! Judges are above politics. Irreproachable. Job security for life. Independent. Or are they!? The source of the intel is an unnamed clerk in the Supreme Court of the United States who heard-what-he-heard last Friday when the Justices retired to deliberate on whether or not to take Texas' case against the embattled states so obviously...
  • Viral video claims ‘Supreme Court backroom shouting match’ over Texas case

    12/17/2020 5:02:01 PM PST · by rxsid · 41 replies
    Viral video claims ‘Supreme Court backroom shouting match’ over Texas caseThe source for this claim is Hal Turner.— Citizen Free Press (@CitizenFreePres) December 17, 2020 I saw this story from Hal Turner, five days ago and chose to ignore it. It is unsourced and like much of what Turner publishes, it could be completely fabricated. However, twitter is flying right now after it was mentioned in the video above during testimony on election fraud and John Roberts.
  • Supreme Court: You Can't Treat Religious Services and Black Lives Matter Riots Differently (Greenfield)

    12/17/2020 8:01:02 AM PST · by texas booster · 15 replies
    FrontPage Mag ^ | Dec 16, 2020 | Daniel Greenfield
    Ever since ACB joined the Supreme Court, there's been a dramatic reversal of the treatment of religious worship in the coronavirus era. Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn v. New York was the first real pushback, but the SCOTUS majority is using it to carve out more territory for religious freedom in two cases, one involving the High Plains Harvest Church in Colorado, and the other involving a Catholic church and Orthodox synagogue in New Jersey. The Colorado case is interesting because one of the arguments involved the different treatment accorded to Black Lives Matter riots. In addition to these...
  • Who owns this place anyway, We The People do.

    12/16/2020 11:31:23 AM PST · by Aquamarine · 10 replies
    Twitter ^ | December 16, 2020 | J. B. White
    1 of 52 As our national civics lesson continues to unfold on its march toward our 59th Presidential Inauguration on January 20, 2021 and Donald Trump’s second term, 45’s unmasking exercise (that’s a large part of what his first term had to be) continues toward its big climax. 2 of 52 In his 2017 Inaugural Address, President Trump proclaimed on behalf of his administration, “we are transferring power from Washington, D.C., and giving it back to you, the people.”3 of 52 From my very biased vantage point, here’s how I like to think of that sentence. It likely was the...