“Nine seems to be a good number. It’s been that way for a long time.”
“If they lied in their hearings, then we should take action.”
“We didn’t have the discipline, unlike Mitch McConnell.”
Here we go.
“The next nominee has an obligation – a serious and solemn obligation – to share their personal views on these legal issues…”
“Vague laws invite arbitrary power.”
Push the button.
How about no?
“…I have not found any reasons why this jurist should not be a Supreme Court Justice.”
“Whatever it takes to get him on the court, I will do.”
“That’s not what judges do.”
“We implore senators to do everything necessary to block this nomination.”
No endorsements, and no apologies either.
“It’s like an ethnic disparagement.”
“One or more senators may end up splitting their votes…”
“I, for one, believe that there’s some gaps, some ambiguities that need to be cleared up.”
Uhhh …. not really.