Chuck Schumer just beclowned himself…again. The guy is a joke and you know what is worse than a joke in the swamp?
Being a joke with zero power. Which is where Chuck sits right now as Trump prepares to shock the world with his second SCOTUS pick.
What can Chuck do? Not much but that didn’t stop the hapless Schumer from trying.
From PJ Media:
Declaring that the retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy leaves “the most important Supreme Court vacancy for this country in at least a generation,” Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) on the Senate floor today called on Americans to “make it clear that they will not tolerate a nominee chosen from President Trump’s pre-ordained list, selected by powerful special interests, who will reverse the progress we have made over the decades.”
Kennedy, 81, was nominated to the Supreme Court by President Reagan. He’s been a pivotal swing vote in favor of gay rights, including the Obergefell v. Hodges decision that legalized same-sex marriage across the country three years ago.
“Nothing less than the fate of our health care system, reproductive rights for women, and countless other protections for middle-class Americans are at stake,” Schumer said. “…The Senate should reject anyone who will instinctively side with powerful special interests over the interests of average Americans.”
“Senator McConnell would tell anyone who listened that the Senate had the right to advise and consent, and that was every bit as important as the president’s right to nominate,” he said. “Millions of people are just months away from determining the senators who should vote to confirm or reject the president’s nominee, and their voices deserve to be heard now, as Leader McConnell thought they deserved to be heard then. Anything but that would be the absolute height of hypocrisy.”
“People from all across America should realize that their rights and opportunities are threatened,” Schumer added. “Americans should make their voices heard loudly, clearly, and consistently.”
Good luck with Chuck, remember all is fair in love and politics, as Mitch and Trump made clear when both said the pick will be chosen and confirmed during the fall.
In other words, Trump’s pick will be fast-tracked.