|Today's DrudgeReport.com Drudge's Special Reports Drudge on Twitter||Recent Headlines or Pictures Popular Headlines Time Line|
Support The DrudgeReport; Visit Our Advertisers
XXXXX DRUDGE REPORT XXXXX WED JULY 06, 2005 11:09:22 ET XXXXX
SEN. SCHUMER CAUGHT ON CELLPHONE: 'WE ARE GOING TO WAR' OVER SUPREME COURT
Senate Judiciary Committee member Chuck Schumer got busy plotting away on the cellphone aboard a Washington, DC-New York Amtrak -- plotting Democrat strategy for the upcoming Supreme Court battle.
Schumer, promised a fight over whoever the President?s nominee was: ?It's not about an individual judge? It's about how it affects the overall makeup of the court.?
Schumer was overheard on a long cellphone conversation with an unknown political ally, and the DRUDGE REPORT was there!
Schumer, chairman of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, proudly declared, ?We are contemplating how we are going to go to war over this.?
Schumer went on to say how hard it was to predict how a Supreme Court justice would turn out: ?Even William Rehnquist is more moderate than they expected. The only ones that resulted how they predicted were [Antonin] Scalia and [Ruth Bader] Ginsburg. So most of the time they've gotten their picks wrong, and that's what we want to do to them again.?
Schumer later went on to mock the ?Gang of 14? judicial filibuster deal and said it wasn?t relevant in the Supreme Court debate.
?A Priscilla Owen or Janice Rogers Brown style appointment may not have been extraordinary to the appellate court but may be extraordinary to the Supreme Court.?
By the time the train hit New Jersey, Schumer shifted gears and called his friend and ?Gang of 14? member, Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham. The two talked in a very friendly manner about doing an event sometime this week together.
Filed By Matt Drudge
Reports are moved when circumstances warrant
http://www.drudgereport.com for updates
(c)DRUDGE REPORT 2005
Not for reproduction without permission of the author
By design, duplicate headlines are now appearing in both the search and "Recent" sections.
This is because Matt changed the URL, but not the headline.
Matt Drudge does not own, operate or maintain DrudgeReportArchives.com. He is not responsible for it in any way.
Drudge's e-mail: email@example.com
Drudge's Book: Drudge Manifesto
Home | DMCA | Link Decay |