"I wish I could give you a specific citation for this but I didn't make note of it because it was something that I read this morning and I did not know we were going to be presenting this amendment yet. But there's a report, available online. It was written by someone who's a current staffer for one of the Supreme Court justices. And I'll just describe the report to you what I read and you can make of it what you will."
Chief Justice John Roberts
“He said that the justices, as they always do, went into a closed room to discuss cases they're taking or to debate. There's no phones, no computers, no nothing, no one else is in the room except for the nine justices. It's typically very civil. They just debate what they're doing.“But when the Texas case was brought up, he said he heard screaming through the walls as Justice Roberts and the other liberal justices were insisting that this case not be taken up. And the reason — the words that were heard through the wall when Justice Thomas and Justice Alito were citing Bush versus Gore — from John Roberts were ‘I don’t give a (brief pause to omit obscenity) about that case. I don't want to hear about it. At that time, we didn't have riots.’“So what he was saying was that he was afraid of what would happen if they did the right thing,” Patrick told fellow electors. “And I'm sorry, but that is moral cowardice.”
A hoax from a far-right message board about a rejected pro-Trump Supreme Court case went viral, drawing millions of views on social media and tricking a presidential elector in Texas and multiple right-wing media outlets and figures after a known white nationalist shared it.
- Earlier Secretary of State confirmed that the massive cyber attack was almost certainly done by Russia. U.S. intelligence officials are also pointing their fingers at Russia. Breaking news: Donald Trump late this morning tweeted sent out a series of tweets deflecting blame from Russia and instead suggesting China did the hacking. Oh, and he also claims China may have hacked the voting machines to give the election to Biden.
- Can we stop pretending that Vladimar Putin doesn't have something on Trump? The President defends Russia at every turn.
- I don't expect the controversial pardons of Trump's family and friends will happen until after Christmas. Perhaps after the January 5th Georgia run-off and the January 6th counting of electoral votes in Congress. But it will happen. Guaranteed.