Elena Kagan

Gorsuch should be considered for the Supreme Court on his merits, not on Trump's tweets

Gorsuch should be considered for the Supreme Court on his merits, not on Trump's tweets

Almost everyone agrees that Donald Trump crossed the line — big-league, as the president would say — with a tweet over the weekend in complaining about a federal judge’s order blocking enforcement of Trump’s executive order on immigration. Trump referred to the opinion of “this so-called judge,” which seemed to call into question the legitimacy of U.S. District Judge James Robart of Seattle.

Yes, other presidents have criticized the courts. President Obama famously dressed down the Supreme Court for its

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