And here we go!
After making nice for about 24 hours after President Obama announced the nomination of Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court, Republicans grew much more vocal in their criticisms of the nominee yesterday.
Among those views, GOP senators said, is Kagan’s opposition to military recruiters when she was dean of Harvard Law School. Kagan said she believed the military’s “Don’t as, don’t tell” policy violated the school’s nondiscrimination pact.
“It’s going to be critical that whoever puts on the robe of the Supreme Court justice, that they be committed to following the law, even if they don’t like it, even if they wish it had been different,” Sessions said.
“If I don’t believe that someone’s qualified for a lower-level position, then how could they be qualified for the Supreme Court?” Inhofe said, referencing his ‘no’ vote on Kagan’s confirmation as solicitor general last year.