Democratic and Whip Majority Senator Dick Durbin said on Monday that President Joe Biden’s decision to pick only one woman of color for the Supreme Court was far more “controversial” than was expected. .
Durbin will chair the first committee hearings for the Biden Supreme Court selection.
When asked if he thought GOPers would have a hard time criticizing/objecting a black woman because of SCOTUS, Durbin noted that some of Biden’s other court choices have been more controversial than I anticipated. ,” Bendery said in a tweet Monday night. “Me: ‘Is there a theme for them?’ Durbin: ‘Assertive women of color.’ “
When asked if he thinks it would be harder for GOPers to criticize/protest a Black woman because of SCOTUS, Durbin noted that some of Biden’s other court choices have been “very controversial.” than I expected.”
Me: Got a theme for them?
Durbin: “Assertive women of color.”
– Jennifer Bendery (@jbendery) January 31, 2022
“Biden will host Sens. Dick Durbin and Chuck Grassley – the top Dem and GOPer on the Judiciary Committee – at the White House tomorrow to talk about Breyer’s SCOTUS seat filling, say @PressSec,” Bendery added.
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While several possible alternatives to Breyer have been offered, Biden has made it clear that he intends to deliver on his campaign promise to nominate the first black woman to the Supreme Court – a The promise caused reactions on both sides of the aisle.
Critics argue that by limiting the field of potential candidates to a specific race and a specific gender, Biden has made the selection process both sexist and racist.
Federalist Mollie Hemingway explained: “President Biden is committed to not being racist and sexist, and discriminating against those who don’t like sex and race – which if anyone of us doing that in our hiring decisions, would be disallowed. And he’s publicly committed to it. I think everyone should speak out strongly against such sexism and racism.”
“The View” host Sunny Hostin argues it’s very important for Biden to follow through promise he put forward, arguing that it could garner support from African-American women voters.
“Meet the Press” moderator Chuck Todd explains that Biden’s fight for the ultimate choice could rehabilitate voters who have lost their enthusiasm – and having his pick confirmed will be A political victory could help ease some of the recent legislative damage.
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