United States President Joe Bidenacknowledged the influence of his predecessor, Donald TrumpAs for the decision of the Supreme Court to revoke the right to abortion.
“There were three judges appointed by a president — Donald Trump — who were at the center of today’s decision to alter the scales of justice and eliminate a fundamental right of women,” she said. Biden.
According to the Associated Press, a court that includes three Thursdays appointed by Trump it also decided to weaken restrictions on the possession of firearms.
The House panel investigating the storming the capitol used a public hearing to highlight the intense pressures allegedly Trump lobbied Justice Department officials to nullify the 2020 election, in addition to discussing blanket pardons for cooperating congressmen.
By refusing to consider President Barack Obama’s nominee for the Supreme Court in the final year of his presidency, then-Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Republican, guaranteed that the next president would be able to make that choice.
When Trump promised to transform the ideological tendencies of the Supreme Court– even providing a list of the judges from whom he would choose – conservative Republicans and evangelical Christians endorsed Trump —.
“When he was a candidate in 2016, he promised he would appoint conservative, anti-abortion judges to the federal courts, beginning with the Supreme Court. He kept his word,” said Ralph Reed, an evangelical leader and director of The Faith and Freedom Coalition, who was criticized by some for his endorsement of Trump. “Those in the religious community who felt it was worth taking a chance on Trump in 2016 we have been vindicated.”