Jefferson Beauregard Sessions

It’s Hawaii… A State

We are confident that the president will prevail on appeal and particularly in the Supreme Court, if not the Ninth Circuit. So this is a huge matter. I really am amazed that a judge sitting on an island in the Pacific can issue an order that stops the president of the United States from what appears to be clearly his statutory and Constitutional power.

– Attorney General Jefferson Beauregard Sessions, III, April 20, 2017, seemingly to forget how the American judicial system works

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Bill O'Reilly

Jesus

The American people get hammered because worthy persons like Judge Neil Gorsuch are disparaged and innovative policies are sabotaged. I mean, did you watch any of the Gorsuch hearings? I don’t want to compare the judge to Jesus but it was exactly the same thing.

– Fox News pundit Bill O’Reilly, April 4, 2017

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Mitch McConnell

Amnesia Part Deux

Just so everyone knows… there has NEVER been a successful partisan filibuster of a #SCOTUS nominee in the history of the US #Senate.

– Republican Senator Mitch McConnell, March 29, 2017, leader of the first successful partisan filibuster of a SCOTUS nominee in the Senate

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William H. Pryor

Jail the Gays, if you’re into that

“The Supreme Court has never recognised a fundamental right to engage in sexual activity outside of monogamous heterosexual marriage, let alone to engage in homosexual sodomy. Such a right would be antithetical to the ‘traditional relation of the family’ that is ‘as old and as fundamental as our entire civilisation’.

– Conservative Appeals Court Justice William Pryor, 2003, in a brief regarding the legality of criminalizing homosexuality

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Mitch McConnell

But They Did Stand It

Apparently there’s yet a new standard now, which is to not confirm a Supreme Court candidate at all. I think that’s something the American people simply will not tolerate.

– Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, January 6, 2017, after almost a full year of his own refusal to nominate Barrack Obama’s Supreme Court candidate

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