Elizabeth Warren Blisters GOP For 'Full-Scale Assault' On The Judicial Branch

Donald Trump

South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham said Tuesday that Trump's comments were "the most un-American thing from a politician since Joe McCarthy".

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) plans to excoriate Senate Republicans and presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump for what she called a “full-scale assault” on the U.S. judicial system.

Warren on Thursday will criticize Republicans for blocking President Barack Obama’s judicial nominees and for “viciously attacking” those picks and sitting judges “at the first sign that they might put the rule of law above devotion to the rich and powerful,” according to advance excerpts of a speech she plans to make at the national convention of the American Constitution Society, a progressive legal organization.

“Powerful interests are now launching a full-scale assault on the integrity of the federal judiciary and its judges,” Warren says in the prepared remarks provided by her office. 

Warren plans to take Trump to task over his racist claim that Gonzalo Curiel, the federal judge handling two lawsuits against Trump University, is biased against him because of his Mexican heritage. 

Trump, who is still building the general election fundraising machine needed to take on the Clinton juggernaut, played down expectations this week.

As his supporters began singing, Trump laughed and said "I don't want to hear about it".

"I don't understand why we talk about Mexico as a race". He also reached a finance agreement with the Republican National Committee that will allow him to collect larger checks for his campaign and help fill the party's coffers, funds that will also benefit his campaign.

The liberal lawmaker increasingly has tangled with Trump, taking on a role that she seems able to execute more effectively than other Democrats, including presumptive presidential nominee Hillary Clinton. Ryan is still endorsing him though. "The Republican Party and our leaders, we've got to get down to business". The question is 'Can folks put on a Donald Trump T-shirt?' And the reality is it's hard to do that given this current rhetoric. "The implication, obviously, is that Kirk endorsed Trump in spite of all those controversial positions, and in spite of his previous attacks on Judge Curiel, and only un-endorsed after the media heat grew so severe around Trump (after his most recent assault on Curiel) that he had no choice".

 

 

Related:

  • 2-year-old boy killed by alligator at Disney World in Florida

    Matt and Melissa Graves along with their daughter Ella and son Lane who was killed by an alligator in Orlando, Florida on Tuesday. The boy's father tried and failed to pry his son from the alligator's jaws, leaving him with cuts and scratches, Demings said.

    Pulse nightclub shooter Omar Mateen was security guard for G4S

    Mateen was a Muslim, according to Yusufiy - though she made it clear she doesn't believe it had anything to do with the attack . At least two police pickup trucks were seen taking what appeared to be shooting victims to the Orlando Regional Medical Center.
    VLC for Windows 10 Mobile Revealed in New Screenshots

    VLC for Windows 10 Mobile Revealed in New Screenshots

    Windows 10 Mobile users will have some new goodies, too-among them being an updated Microsoft Wallet app and NFC tap-to-pay support.
  • Bulgaria Won't Join NATO Black Sea Fleet

    Bulgaria Won't Join NATO Black Sea Fleet

    Sofia said it could deploy up to 400 people for training and joint exercises. The three NATO members with such a coast are Turkey, Romania, and Bulgaria.

    Game of Thrones Season 6, Episode 9: Death predictions

    Her face melts in horror as the young king exits the royal announcement without giving his mother the slightest acknowledgement. Thank god Daenerys (Emilia Clarke) unexpectedly turned up back in Meereen, if only to end the tedium and unnecessary dialogue.

    What Did Draymond Green Say That Got LeBron James So Upset

    James, who also took issue to some words directed at him by Green , said: "Draymond just said something that I don't agree with". James said he was not being given calls by officials when he was being fouled. "That's the league office.
  • Nut consumption may lower risk of overall mortality in prostate cancer patients

    Nut consumption may lower risk of overall mortality in prostate cancer patients

    Nuts such as walnuts, pistachios, hazelnuts, cashews and almonds may significantly reduce prostate cancer mortality in men, a study has revealed.
    India's first 'Harlequin Baby' born in Nagpur

    India's first 'Harlequin Baby' born in Nagpur

    Dixit, was kept under observation as constant care was required to moisturize and protect the skin. There have been only around a dozen-odd such recorded cases in medical history since 1750.

    Pop Singer and 'The Voice' Star Christina Grimmie Shot Dead at 22

    Blake Shelton tweeted: 'I'm stunned and disgusted and heartbroken that we lost that sweet little girl. I learned this business through the eyes of a father and Christina was like a second daughter to me.
  • Lane Graves, 2-Year-Old Boy, Dragged by Alligator, Confirmed Dead

    Lane Graves, 2-Year-Old Boy, Dragged by Alligator, Confirmed Dead

    The boy's father desperately attempted to fight off the gator, suffering cuts his hand, but he couldn't save his son, police said. May 10, 2006: The dismembered body of Yovy Suarez-Jimenez, 28, was found by construction workers in a canal in Broward County.
    FDA warns of serious heart problems with high doses of loperamide

    FDA warns of serious heart problems with high doses of loperamide

    Imodium is sold both over the counter and by prescription to treat the various causes of diarrhea, including traveler's diarrhea. They also called on public health officials to raise further the people's awareness on the impacts of overdosing on loperamide.

    Prince cause of death officially revealed

    Some prescription drugs can affect the way fentanyl is processed by the body, increasing its toxicity, Agrawal said. "I know this. In the study, most overdose victims were middle-aged adults who had been prescribed opioids for chronic pain . "It's very potent.

Comments

Other news