Senator Diane Feinstein in 2006:
“…I think when it comes to filibustering a Supreme Court appointment, you really have to have something out there–whether it’s gross moral turpitude or something that comes to the surface. Now, I mean, this is a man I might disagree with. That doesn’t mean he shouldn’t be on the court.”Read More
Yes, the president actually said that he understands why Republicans don’t want to confirm a new Supreme Court Justice this year.
His empathy was not his knee-jerk reaction. His knee-jerk reaction, of course, was to demonize Republicans…Read More
“Democrats blew the opportunity that the American people gave them. We took their mandate and put all of our focus on the wrong problem: Healthcare reform…it wasn’t the change we were hired to make.”Read More