…would already be in the custody of the US Marshals for these statements, made by Chuck Schumer.
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on Wednesday warned Supreme Court Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh that they will “pay the price” if they take a position he disagrees with in deciding a case that addresses the credentials required for doctors who perform abortions.
“I want to tell you, Gorsuch. I want to tell you, Kavanaugh. You have released the whirlwind, and you will pay the price,” Schumer told a cheering crowd of abortion-rights advocates in front of the Supreme Court.
“You won’t know what hit you if you go forward with these awful decisions,” the New York Democrat added.
And, considering that he’s in favor of murdering children, how do we know his judicial threats were rhetorical? Under that new Bill I mentioned the other day, if it were already law, Schumer arguably made himself a domestic “terrorist.” Whirlwind, indeed.
UPDATE: Roberts returns fire:
Roberts replied in his remarkable written statement, obtained by Fox News: “This morning, Senator Schumer spoke at a rally in front of the Supreme Court while a case was being argued inside. Senator Schumer referred to two Members of the Court by name and said he wanted to tell them that ‘You have released the whirlwind, and you will pay the price. You will not know what hit you if you go forward with these awful decisions.'”
Roberts continued: “Justices know that criticism comes with the territory, but threatening statements of this sort from the highest levels of government are not only inappropriate, they are dangerous. All Members of the Court will continue to do their job, without fear or favor, from whatever quarter.”
Schumer spokesman Justin Goodman quickly responded by accusing Roberts of bias, further escalating the confrontation. Goodman insisted that Schumer was addressing Republican lawmakers when he said a “price” would be paid — even though Schumer had explicitly named Kavanaugh and Gorsuch.
Does the contempt power extend out to the steps and the sidewalk?
UPDATE: OR, for the more cosmopolitan set, I hear some nut is about to walk a wire over a volcano…