Why are Liberals Hiding their Supreme Court Plans?

Townhall | 7/23/2019 | Staff
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President Donald J. Trump was not only open about it — he aggressively campaigned on the need for conservative, Constitution-abiding judges to serve on our nation’s federal courts and the United States Supreme Court. And voters enthusiastically embraced Trump’s pledge with exit polling confirming the president was elected in large part due to his bold promise to appoint judges who would uphold the Constitution and the rule of law.

Freedoms - Values - Principles - Country - Jeopardy

“The freedoms we cherish and the constitutional values and principles our country was founded on are in jeopardy,” President Trump said in a statement released prior to his election. “I will appoint justices who, like Justice Scalia, will protect our liberty with the highest regard to the Constitution.”

Along with that statement came a list of 21 potential Supreme Court nominees Trump would choose from if elected president. It’s among the most transparent Supreme Court-nomination process in American history but, unfortunately, not the type of process liberals are eager to live up to even though they should.

Contrast - Trump - Campaign - Hopefuls - Advocacy

In stark contrast to Trump’s campaign, Democratic presidential hopefuls along with dark monied liberal advocacy groups are keeping their lists of potential judges completely hidden from public view. “Unlike the unprecedented Trump list, the liberal groups do not intend to make their recommendations public,” reports The New York Times.

Why are Democrats playing hide-and-seek with their judicial nominees? The level of transparency President Trump afforded the country when he named prospective Supreme Court appointees was bold and refreshing. It is disappointing to see liberals stuck in the past.

President - Trump - Voters - Months - Vet

President Trump gave voters four months to investigate, vet, and debate the merits of the men and women on his Supreme Court short list before ultimately announcing the nomination of now-Justice Neil M. Gorsuch. He gave voters more than eight months to review the careers of those on...
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