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09.24.20

Autopilot Left-Wing Opposition Prepares To Fill In The Blanks Again

'[Y]ear After Year, Decade After Decade, The Far Left's Playbook Stays Exactly The Same … The Nominee Makes No Difference … The Same Absurd Scare Tactics, Every Single Time' SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "President Trump has stated he will announce his nominee to the Supreme Court the day after tomorrow. We do not yet know which legal all-star from his list he will nominate. But strangely enough, we already do know exactly what the far left will start shouting … Continue Reading


09.23.20

Nice Institutions You Have There, Shame If Something Were To Happen To Them

Democrats 'Threaten To Wreck The Makeup Of The Senate If They Lose A Vote, And To Wreck The Structure Of The Court If Somebody Is Confirmed Whom They Oppose' SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "That is what Senates do. It is in our job description. Presidents make nominations as they see fit, and Senate majorities either provide or withhold advice and consent as we see fit. But now our Democratic colleagues tell us that the Senate doing normal senatorial things would 'spell the e… Continue Reading


09.22.20

Schumer’s Shameless Hypocrisy

SEN. SCHUMER: 'There Is No Reason-No Reason, No Argument, No Logic-To Justify Flipping Your Position 180 Degrees And Calling It Some Kind Of Principle' SENATE MINORITY LEADER CHUCK SCHUMER (D-NY): "[T]hey know there is no reason-no reason, no argument, no logic-to justify flipping your position 180 degrees and calling it some kind of principle. It is not. It is utterly craven …" (Sen. Schumer, Remarks, 9/21/2020) SCHUMER TODAY: 'Leader McConnell And The Republican Senate Majority H… Continue Reading


09.21.20

History Is Clear: Senate Control Has Overwhelmingly Determined The Fate Of Election-Year Supreme Court Nominations

LEADER McCONNELL: 'The Historical Precedent Is Overwhelming And It Runs In One Direction' 15 TIMES: In U.S. history, a Supreme Court vacancy arose in a presidential election year and the President nominated someone that year. 8 TIMES: Voters had chosen a Senate majority of the same party as the President. 7 of those 8 nominations were confirmed. The only such nominee who was not confirmed faced bipartisan opposition over serious questions of judicial ethics and personal finances. Apar… Continue Reading


09.19.20

Democrats Were Clear: ‘We Need Nine’

SEN. CHUCK SCHUMER (D-NY): 'Every Day That Goes By Without A Ninth Justice Is Another Day The American People's Business Is Not Getting Done' SEN. DIANNE FEINSTEIN (D-CA), Judiciary Committee Ranking Member: 'The Court Needs Nine Justices To Function Properly' SEN. CHUCK SCHUMER (D-NY): "The Supreme Court handles 'the people's business,' as President Reagan put it. Every day that goes by without a ninth justice is another day the American people's business is not getting done." (Sen. Sch… Continue Reading


09.19.20

Get The Facts: What Leader McConnell Actually Said In 2016

Leader McConnell Consistently Explained That A Senate Controlled By The Party Opposite That Of The President Hasn't Filled A Supreme Court Vacancy In A Presidential Election Year For Over A Century February 22, 2016 Very first Senate floor remarks following the death of Justice Scalia: SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "Of course it's within the president's authority to nominate a successor even in this very rare circumstance - remember that the Senate has not filled a vacancy ari… Continue Reading


03.05.20

Schumer’s Threat The Latest Example Of Democrats’ Attacks On The Supreme Court

Sen. Schumer's Shocking Statement Yesterday That Supreme Court Justices 'Will Pay The Price' For Ruling The Wrong Way Is The Latest In A String Of Attacks By Democrat Senators On The Independence Of The Supreme Court SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "There is nothing to call this except a threat. And there is absolutely no question to whom it was directed. Contrary to what the Democratic Leader has since tried to claim, he very clearly was not addressing Republican lawmakers or… Continue Reading


10.04.18

Never Enough

Democrats Demanded Another FBI Investigation, Got Another FBI Investigation, And Now Say It Wasn't Enough SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "This is now the seventh time the FBI has thoroughly reviewed Judge Kavanaugh's background." (Sen. McConnell, Remarks, 10/04/2018) SEN. McCONNELL: "Our Democratic colleagues have made it abundantly clear they will never, ever be satisfied. Not ever." (Sen. McConnell, Remarks, 10/03/2018) SEN. LINDSEY GRAHAM (R-SC): "It will never be enoug… Continue Reading


10.03.18

Dems Embrace Avenatti Circus Allegations

Senate Democrats 'Including … The Democratic Leader Have Tried To Get Judge Kavanaugh To Withdraw From This Process Because Of These Uncorroborated And Sometimes Ridiculous Allegations' SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "[T]his mudslide has been actively embraced, urged on, and capitalized upon by Democrats inside this chamber and organized far-left special interests outside it. It hasn't been about getting to the truth or giving anyone a fair hearing. It has seemingly be… Continue Reading


10.02.18

Julie Swetnick’s ‘Credibility Issues’

'NBC News Was Unable To Independently Corroborate Swetnick's Claims,' And 'There Are Things That She Told Us On Camera That Differ From Her Written Statement' While Swetnick's Ex-Boyfriend Says 'She's Not Credible At All' RICHARD VINNECCY, Swetnick's Ex-Boyfriend: "Never, never once [did] she mention that to me. We used to talk just about everything, and she never once mentioned that at all." (Fox News' "The Ingraham Angle," 10/01/2018) 'Does [Julie Swetnick] Have Credibility Issues?' … Continue Reading


10.02.18

‘It Will Not Take A “Tremendous Amount Of Time”’

Democrats Repeatedly Said They Were Comfortable With An FBI Investigation That Would Not Take Long Dems: 'A Finite Period For An FBI Investigation,' 'No One Is Asking That It Take Longer Than A Week' SENS. CHUCK SCHUMER (D-NY) and DIANNE FEINSTEIN (D-CA): "Now that it appears likely that the Judiciary Committee will hold its hearing on Thursday, September 27th, the FBI has almost a full week to do its work. It will not take a 'tremendous amount of time,' but it is necessary …" (Sen… Continue Reading


09.30.18

Julie Swetnick: ‘She’s Not Credible At All’

'The [Defamation] Suit Also Alleges Swetnick "Engaged In Unwelcome, Sexually Offensive Conduct" While At Webtrends And "Made False And Retaliatory Allegations That Other Co-Workers Had Engaged In Inappropriate Conduct Toward Her"' Julie Swetnick By The Numbers One Defamation Suit Filed Against Her Involving Sexual Harassment Allegations In Oregon One Restraining Order Filed Against Her By Her Ex-Boyfriend In Florida One Sexual Harassment Lawsuit, Where She Was Represented By Debra Katz's… Continue Reading


09.30.18

Dr. Ford’s Lawyer: ‘We’re Going To Object, Mr. Chairman’

SEN. GRAHAM: '[Dr. Ford] Didn't Know That The Committee Was Willing To Go To California Again.' SEN. COTTON: 'They Pointed to Her Lawyers Who…Did Not Tell Her That The Staff Was Willing To Go To California' SEN. LINDSEY GRAHAM (R-SC): "I'm shocked not one media outlet is reporting that during the hearing, [Dr. Ford] didn't know that the committee was willing to go to California again. If the shoe were on the other foot, the Republicans had done this, we would be destroyed. We would … Continue Reading


09.30.18

Search And Destroy By Any Means Necessary

Dems: 'Block Kavanaugh,' 'Time Is Critical If You Have Information And Do Not Want to See Brett Kavanaugh on the Supreme Court' SEN. LINDSEY GRAHAM (R-SC): "We're at a new standard here. You destroy man's life. You say he's unfit to judge you, because of the way you treated him. We're not going to play that game…My response to Senator Hirono is…you spoke truth. You said the goal was to delay this hearing to draw it out past the midterms, keep this seat open, have it replaced … Continue Reading


09.26.18

Professional Counsel De-Politicizes The Process

Former Biden Chief of Staff: The 'Best Way To Avoid Speech-Making, Repetition, Grandstanding Or Political Bickering Is To Have Expert Counsel Pose The Questions' SENATE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN CHUCK GRASSLEY (R-IA): "The majority members have followed the bipartisan recommendation to hire as staff counsel for the committee an experienced career sex-crimes prosecutor to question the witnesses at Thursday's hearing. The goal is to de-politicize the process and get to the truth, instead of… Continue Reading


09.25.18

Biden On FBI: ‘They Do Not Reach Conclusions’

Then-Judiciary Committee Chairman JOE BIDEN (D-DE) In 1991: The 'FBI Explicitly Does Not, In This Or Any Other Case Reach A Conclusion, Period' SEN. JOE BIDEN (D-DE), then-Judiciary Committee Chairman: "And the last thing I will point out, the next person who refers to an FBI report as being worth anything, obviously doesn't understand anything. FBI explicitly does not, in this or any other case reach a conclusion, period, period." (U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing, 10/12/1991) … Continue Reading


09.25.18

Vague, Uncorroborated Allegations

'No Memory,' 'I Have No Idea,' 'Does Not Know Mr. Kavanaugh' SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "Look -- the American people know that sexual misconduct is gravely serious. They expect this to be treated seriously and addressed promptly. That's precisely what Chairman Grassley has done and is doing. But the American people also insist that vague … and uncorroborated allegations of 30-plus-year-old misconduct -- where all the supposed witnesses either totally deny it or can… Continue Reading


09.25.18

A Brief History Of Dems’ Calls For Delay

A Timeline of Senate Democrats' Varying Calls For Delay Of Senate Consideration Of Judge Kavanaugh's Nomination To The Supreme Court SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "The Democrats had already made up their minds and chosen their tactics: delay, obstruct, and resist. Whatever it took -- whatever the truth really was -- they were going to do whatever they could to stop this qualified, experienced, and mainstream nominee." (Sen. McConnell, Remarks, 9/24/2018) June 27th: Wait … Continue Reading


09.25.18

Confidentiality Denied

'Top Democratic Sources Told Me, Yes, This Was A Leak By Democrats' SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "[Democrats] sat on Dr. Ford's letter for seven weeks. They kept it secret. They did nothing. They bid their time. And then they threw Professor Ford's wishes overboard and leaked it to the press…. As I've noted, we know the chain of custody of the letter went through the Democrat side of the Judiciary Committee." (Sen. McConnell, Remarks, 9/25/2018) SEN. McCONNELL: "So… Continue Reading


09.24.18

‘The Ends Justify The Means’

'Yet Again, Senate Democrats Actively Withheld Information From The Rest Of The Committee' SEN. LINDSEY GRAHAM (R-SC): "[E]verything is fair game and falls into the category of - 'The Ends Justify the Means.'" (Sen. Graham, @LindseyGrahamSC, Twitter, 9/24/2018) SEN. CHUCK SCHUMER (D-NY), July 10th: "Bottom line, folks … I'm going to fight this nomination with everything I've got…. We must defeat Judge Kavanaugh's nomination to the bench …" (Sen. Schumer, Press Confere… Continue Reading

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