Drudge Retort: The Other Side of the News
Wednesday, January 08, 2020

So last July's ruling in City of Los Angeles v. Barr must have felt like a gut punch. Reversing a lower-court judgment for Los Angeles, a three-judge panel of the famously liberal Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld scoring factors used by the administration in awarding Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) grants " scoring factors that handicapped sanctuary cities. But this isn't your father's Ninth Circuit. Alongside tax and regulatory reform, President Trump's biggest domestic accomplishment has been stocking the federal courts with constitutionalists who believe in applying the law as written instead of legislating from the bench. Nine of the Court's 29 active judges are Trump appointees. That's more appointees than any other president. Thanks to them, on December 17, the rehearing petitions were denied, freeing the administration to run COPS in the manner deemed objectionable by plaintiffs.

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Good. If you want to "resist" federal immigration law, fine. Just don't expect taxpayers from other states to subsidize you. Pay for it yourself.

#1 | Posted by nullifidian at 2020-01-08 12:19 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 2

President Trump's biggest domestic accomplishment has been stocking the federal courts with constitutionalists who believe in applying the law as written instead of legislating from the bench.

This is the funniest thing I've read.

Trump is assigning every "rule by the Bible" Judge McConnell gave him.

Including a couple absolute (-------.

It makes sense the Mattress would be pleased.

It's only desire is to see the fall of America within its lifetime.

#2 | Posted by ClownShack at 2020-01-08 12:24 PM | Reply

If Yrump would have only built the wall... but it's not Trumps fault the ----- ------- welched on the payment...

#3 | Posted by lfthndthrds at 2020-01-08 01:59 PM | Reply | Funny: 1

"Trump's biggest domestic accomplishment has been stocking the federal courts with constitutionalists who believe in applying the law as written instead of legislating from the bench."

Oh my, that pro-fascist pro-Moscow spin is really a sight to behold!

It is why Chief Justice Roberts warned us the Constitution alone is not sufficient to protect our Democracy. www.vox.com

Deplorables are one step ahead of the GOP appointee, as they love to remind us America isn't a democracy to begin with!

#4 | Posted by snoofy at 2020-01-08 03:07 PM | Reply

"President Trump's biggest domestic accomplishment has been stocking the federal courts with constitutionalists who believe in applying the law as written instead of legislating from the bench."

A lot of them haven't ever seen the inside of a courtroom to try a case and now they are Judges over those who on merit bettered them.Incompetence breeds incompetence.

#5 | Posted by Scotty at 2020-01-10 02:34 PM | Reply

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