The condescending malcontent that currently resides in the White House has a message to congressional Republicans. He argues that the American people shouldn’t have any say in who nominates the next Supreme Court justice and that Congress should just go ahead and confirm his nominee, Judge Merrick Garland.
In an interview with BuzzFeed News, President Obama had the gall to argue that he was actually more qualified to be president, and to nominate Supreme Court justices, than Donald Trump is. The President continued by saying that because of Mr. Trump’s shortcomings, Congress should act now to confirm his most recent nominee to the Court — otherwise the process might become overly politicized!
What stunning hubris… but what else can we expect from our narcissist-in-chief?
“Now what we have is a situation where having made that promise, Republicans are looking at a Republican nominee who many of them say isn’t qualified to be president, much less appoint somebody. And it seems to me they’d be better off going ahead and giving an hearing and a vote to someone who they themselves have said is well qualified…
Precisely because this election year has been so crazy, precisely because you have a number of Republicans who have said that they have concerns about this nominee, shows you why you shouldn’t want to politicize a Supreme Court appointment…
Let’s say a Republican president in the future is trying to appoint somebody. Democrats are going to do the same thing, and it’s going to be tit for tat and pretty soon were going to have a situation where we can’t fill our Supreme Court. And that then means that laws are going to be different in different states and different jurisdictions, and people are going to be confused about what the rules are, and that’s not how our democracy is supposed to work.”
You can see the entire interview below:
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