Dems Following Orders From Left-Wing Groups

FLASHBACK: Left-Wing Base Tells Dems, ‘This Decorum And Civility — We Don’t Have The Luxury For That’;

TODAY: ‘Democrats Plotted [A] Coordinated Protest Strategy’


NBC’S KASIE HUNT: “Democrats plotted coordinated protest strategy over the holiday weekend and all agreed to disrupt and protest the hearing, sources tell me…. Dem leader @chuckschumer led a phone call and committee members are executing now” (NBC’s Kasie Hunt, @kasie, Twitter, 9/04/2018)

SEN. THOM TILLIS (R-NC): “I’m reading a tweet from NBC … So I just want to be clear: none of the members on this committee participated in that phone call or that strategy before the documents were released yesterday?” (U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing, 9/04/2018)

SEN. DICK DURBIN (D-IL): “Mr. Chairman, there was a phone conference yesterday…. So I would say to the Senator from North Carolina there was a conversation yesterday …” (U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing, 9/04/2018)


FLASHBACK: ‘Liberals Tell Schumer To Scrap Decorum And Civility In Battling Trump’

“Liberal groups are mounting a major offensive against President Trump’s Supreme Court pick, hoping to pressure every Democratic senator to vote against whomever the White House nominates to succeed Justice Anthony Kennedy.” (“Left Mounts Heavy Pressure Campaign On Swing Senators Over Supreme Court,” The Hill, 7/01/2018)

“Liberals tell Schumer to scrap decorum and civility in battling Trump” (“Liberals Tell Schumer To Scrap Decorum And Civility In Battling Trump,” The Washington Post, 7/03/2018)


Previously: Dems Speak Of ‘Destruction Of The Constitution Of The United States,’ ‘A Nominee Who Wants To Pave The Path To Tyranny’

SEN. CORY BOOKER (D-NJ), Judiciary Committee Member: “I’m here to call on folks to understand that in a moral moment, there is no ‘neutral.’ In a moral moment, there is no ‘bystanders.’ You are either complicit in the evil, you are either contributing to the wrong, or you are fighting against it…. And so I’m calling on everyone right now who understands what’s at stake, who understands who Kavanaugh is.” (Sen. Booker, Press Conference, 7/24/2018)

SEN. KAMALA HARRIS (D-CA), Judiciary Committee Member: “We’re looking at a destruction of the Constitution of the United States as far as I can tell …” (MSNBC’s “Hardball,” 6/27/2018)

SEN. MAZIE HIRONO (D-HI), Judiciary Committee Member: “No, it doesn’t matter who he is putting forward.” (CNN’s “The Situation Room,” 6/27/2018)

SEN. RICHARD BLUMENTHAL (D-CT), Judiciary Committee Member: “… Judge Kavanaugh is your worst nightmare.” (McClatchy, 7/10/2018)

SEN. JEFF MERKLEY (D-OR): “This is a nominee who wants to pave the path to tyranny.” (Sen. Merkley, Center for American Progress Rally at Supreme Court, 7/09/2018)

SEN. ELIZABETH WARREN (D-MA): “Let’s just be blunt about what this means. His nomination is a threat to people of color, to women, to workers, to the LGBTQ community, to people living in poverty.” (Repairers of the Breach, Facebook, 7/24/2018)


Related Issues: Supreme Court, Senate Democrats, Judicial Nominations