Sep 21, 2020
If you’re looking for a very specific and detailed podcast to help you sort out what’s true, what’s rhetoric, what the law and the Constitution really says about replacing a Supreme Court justice during an election year – this is your podcast. Stigall takes you down memory lane of 2016 when President Obama was in the same place as President Trump today.
But there were important differences. Is it politics? Sure, much of it is. But the law and the facts matter. Today’s show brings plenty of both with former federal prosecutor and constitutional scholar Andrew C. McCarthy and Ilya Shapiro – CATO Institute’s Director of Constitutional Studies and author of “Supreme Disorder: Judicial Nominations and the Politics of America’s Highest Court.”