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"Hi, I'm Senator
"If you're wondering why
"A good example of Trump's extreme partisan nominees is Second Circuit nominee
"But he refused to tell the
"Menashi once argued that gun control legislation was "pointless and self-defeating, because guns reduce crime."
"He said Supreme Court decisions granting women the right to choose reflects 'radical abortion rights advocated by campus feminists.'
"And LGBTQ, and faith, and civil rights groups have all condemned his alarming comments and views about their communities.
"Another example: we just held a hearing in the
"Needless to say, the ABA rated him unqualified.
"Why's it worth it to
"Because that's what their big special interest donors want; what those big special interest donors have built is a giant influence machine.
"According to the
"A single anonymous donor gave
"A single donor, maybe the same person, gave another
"Today, we see the dark-money machine at work in the pattern of decisions from
"Republican-appointed justices have struck down Civil Rights voting legislation, common sense gun safety laws, protections for workers' right to organize, and basic environmental rules.
"In fact, through the Roberts Court's fall term last year, Republican appointees delivered partisan 5-4 rulings favoring big corporate and Republican donor interests an astounding 73 times. 73 times.
"Too often, you can predict who will win a case once you know who the parties are. That's wrong.
"Wednesday's celebration at the