Cotton Issues Scathing Criticism of Roberts After DACA Decision

Source: Townhall.com - View Original Article
Published: Jul 02, 2020
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56% Conservative


Bias Score Calculation:

56% Negative Sentiment + Policies: DACA = 56% Conservative


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93% "What simply has to be the case is that theres one set of rules for both parties for both presidents."
87% "He continued: If the Chief Justice believes his political judgment is so exquisite, I invite him to resign, travel to Iowa, and get elected."
83% "Instead, the majority has decided to prolong [the Department of Homeland Security's] initial overreach by providing a stopgap measure of its own."
82% "Such timidity forsakes the Court's duty to apply the law according to neutral principles, and the ripple effects of the majority's error will be felt throughout our system of self-government, he said."
75% "The Court could have made clear that the solution respondents seek must come from the Legislative Branch."
70% "I suspect voters will find his strange views no more compelling than do the principled justices on the Court."
69% "This, Thomas argued, makes it more likely political battles will be fought through the Supreme Court rather than the political branches where they belong."
68% "There cannot be two sets of rules allowing Barack Obama to issue decrees by memo and forcing Donald Trump or other Republican presidents to jump through all kinds of legal hoops to undo those decrees, the senator told Fox News' Sean Hannity."
57% "Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) blasted Chief Justice John Roberts after the court rejected the Trump administration's attempt to dismantle the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, saying he ought to resign and run for political office."
56% "It cannot be the law that what Barack Obama has unlawfully done, no president may undo, Cotton said in a statement."
-55% "Cotton and Justice Clarence Thomas appear to agree that the decision seems to have been one made to minimize criticism from the left."
-59% "We address only whether the agency complied with the procedural requirement that it provide a reasoned explanation for its action."
-60% "Today's decision must be recognized for what it is: an effort to avoid a politically controversial but legally correct decision, Thomas wrote in his partial dissent."
-69% "Yet John Roberts again postures as a Solomon who will save our institutions from political controversy and accountability."
-87% "Roberts sided with the liberal wing of the court in the 5-4 decision and penned the majority opinion."

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93% : "What simply has to be the case is that theres one set of rules for both parties for both presidents."
87% : He continued: "If the Chief Justice believes his political judgment is so exquisite, I invite him to resign, travel to Iowa, and get elected.
83% : Instead, the majority has decided to prolong [the Department of Homeland Security's] initial overreach by providing a stopgap measure of its own."
82% : "Such timidity forsakes the Court's duty to apply the law according to neutral principles, and the ripple effects of the majority's error will be felt throughout our system of self-government," he said.
75% : "The Court could have made clear that the solution respondents seek must come from the Legislative Branch.
70% : I suspect voters will find his strange views no more compelling than do the principled justices on the Court."
69% : This, Thomas argued, makes it more likely political battles will be fought through the Supreme Court rather than the political branches where they belong.
68% : "There cannot be two sets of rules allowing Barack Obama to issue decrees by memo and forcing Donald Trump or other Republican presidents to jump through all kinds of legal hoops to undo those decrees," the senator told Fox News' Sean Hannity.
62% : Cotton argued two sets of rules cannot exist for presidents of different parties.
57% : Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) blasted Chief Justice John Roberts after the court rejected the Trump administration's attempt to dismantle the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, saying he ought to resign and run for political office.
56% : "It cannot be the law that what Barack Obama has unlawfully done, no president may undo," Cotton said in a statement.
45% : Cotton and Justice Clarence Thomas appear to agree that the decision seems to have been one made to minimize criticism from the left.
44% : "We do not decide whether DACA or its rescission are sound policies," the chief justice wrote.
41% : "We address only whether the agency complied with the procedural requirement that it provide a reasoned explanation for its action."
40% : "Today's decision must be recognized for what it is: an effort to avoid a politically controversial but legally correct decision," Thomas wrote in his partial dissent.
31% : Yet John Roberts again postures as a Solomon who will save our institutions from political controversy and accountability."
13% : Roberts sided with the liberal wing of the court in the 5-4 decision and penned the majority opinion.

*Our bias meter rating uses data science including sentiment analysis, machine learning and our proprietary algorithm for determining biases in news articles. The rating is an independent analysis and is not affiliated nor sponsored by the news source or any other organization

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