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Monday, 20 March 2017 23:48

Al Franken: Gorsuch Represents Ideology that Has Already ‘Infected the Bench’

Written by  Penny Starr

On the first day of confirmation hearings for Federal Appeals Court Judge Neil Gorsuch to be named as a Supreme Court Justice, Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) criticized what he referred to as the “Roberts court” and said Gorsuch taking a seat on the bench would further “infect” it.

“What this moment in our history and our nation’s history calls for is a nominee whose experience demonstrates an ability to set aside rigid views in favor of identifying common ground and crafting strong consensus opinions,” Franken said, adding that President Barack Obama’s nominee of liberal Judge Merrick Garland fit that description.

“But your record suggests that, if confirmed, you will espouse an ideology that I believe has already infected the bench — an ideology that backs big business over individual Americans and refuses to see our country as the dynamic and diverse nation that my constituents wake up in every morning.”

Franken, who referred several time to the Supreme Court as the “Roberts court,” acknowledged Gorsuch’s experience and said he has “strong opinions,” but questioned his interpretation of the Constitution. Franken said:

You’re a man of considerable qualifications and experience and having reviewed your decisions I can say that you’re a man of strong opinions.

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Franken wants to be President sooooo bad! Gorsuch is highly qualified and strong believer in the Constitution. He is a perfect fit for the Supreme Court.
As for Franken - what were the people in Minnesota thinking? The man is an idiot! He goes on about a court that is "infected" - yuck!

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Al Franken isn't fit to shine Judge Gorsuch's shoes! He's a total joke who had to cheat to win that senate seat. Now there's talk of him running for President in 2020. Boy those Democrats are really getting desperate. It's kind of fun to watch!

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Franken is a glaring example of what's wrong with our Gov't today. A flaming Commie Libtard !

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Really Al, you are so insightful. You have hit the nail on the head. You are what has infected our system, along with libs, socialism and globalists who care nothing about America except for its downfall. ty Toledo Sgt

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Actually, Al Franken is a typical leftist lying POS, and the only ideology "infecting" the Bench is the Leftist ideology that is destroying this nation, just as the Leftists want. Their destruction of the Constitution is reaching epidemic proportion, with Leftist judges just making things up as they go along, instead of even trying to follow the Constitution.

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Poor Al boohoo, when I look for an interpretation of the constitution, I think I will take Mr. Gorsuch . Al has trouble spelling Constitution let alone reading it. Al's constituents want him better versed in sharia law than the US Constitution.

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(Updated: March 21, 2017)

Poor Al. He couldn't make it as a comedian. So, he thought he'd try Congress. Same thing. He acts like a clown, but gets no laughs. Must be disheartening. And I thought because of McCarthy, no member of Congress could possibly be as stupid. Thank you Al, for proving me incorrect. It is, in fact, people like Al who have infected this country. Such irresponsible behavior is actionable. This clown should be sanctioned.

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The last gasp is now including a Once was Al Frankin shows the total desperation the libbies are having. To bring in a do nothing comedian who had to leave his once was occupjation to gain money by lieing and being on the take to salvage his life and all to late as now he his party are all sliding down in to the devils house of hate. They soon will have a last min. Gasp then the obituary of there Hate and it's over.

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Ted Wark Written by Ted Wark
March 21, 2017
Al Franken is such a loser!!! He doesn't seem to realize the USSC bench was already infected with the most poisonous venom of all way before Roberts and now Gorsuch, it's called liberalism. God bless Antonin Scalia!!!

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