Wednesday, February 17, 2016
President Reagan Agrees with President Obama
"With just a year left in his presidency, President Ronald Reagan nominated Judge Anthony Kennedy to fill the vacancy left by Justice Powell. In his remarks he said, '....Join together in a bipartisan effort to fulfill our constitutional obligation of restoring the US Supreme Court to full strength.'
I wonder why the TeaPublicans would disrespect the memory of President Reagan by a pre-emptive threat to not even bring a Supreme nominee's vote to the floor? Mitch McConnell, for example, adamantly stated that President Obama should not fulfill his constitutional duties as President Reagan did in the last year of his presidency. I wonder what the difference is...