LOYALTY ABOVE THE LAW: Trump Complains That Judges He Appointed Aren’t Being Nice to Him

Credit: Fred Schilling, Collection of the Supreme Court of the United States

Donald Trump is very upset that judges he appointed to their positions are not showing him “favor” as thanks for being selected by the former president.

Ranting on Truth Social, Trump wrote: “Many Republican Judges go out of their way to show they are beyond reproach, & will come down hard on people before them in order to prove they cannot be “bought” or in any way show favor to those who appointed them. People, including me, are oftentimes shocked by the lack of courage and wisdom shown. As soon as they get appointed, they go “ROGUE!” Democrat Judges are the exact opposite in attitude – Screw you, this guy appointed me, I’m a Democrat all they way, you don’t have a chance. So SAD!”

Trump didn’t specify which judge or judges he was referring to, but it could be those he appointed to the Supreme Court. Last week, the high court declined to help Trump in trying to block the House Ways and Means Committee from getting his tax returns from the IRS.

Three of the nine judges on the Supreme Court were nominated by Trump – Neil Gorsuch, Brett Kavanaugh, and Amy Coney Barrett.

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  1. Why is it appearing to me more and more that Donald Joseph Trump Jr. is a secret agent for the Democrat party. Not only has he assured that he won’t be elected he is also making it difficult for other Republicans too. The man is so full of himself it’s laughable!

  2. Lakewhut: Yes…is really sad to see his acute dementia spiral downward so quickly. I’m sure his family is hoping to find way of stabilizing or reversing his condition before considering institutionalization. At this point, ridiculing him further is insensitive and counter-productive.

  3. It’s not about personal loyalty, it’s the country’s system that allows the president who was elected by the people to pick a certain type of judge, and by the left they toe the line no matter how absurd the ruling is, and how obvious it is that they’re being “loyal” to their side, but on the right they go out of their way to show that they’re not.

    And that IS very sad.

  4. MDshweks: Listen to Justice Jackson’s interrogation of the SG today on standing and APA limitations of district court orders to the plaintiff rather than the policy in U.S. v. Texas and tell me the new Biden appointee is being deferential to lefties.

  5. @jackk

    You must be one of the luckiest people on the planet- your popcorn supply doesn’t run out during the multitude of daily gaffes from Corn Pop over the last few years but after a comment from Former President Trump.

    What are the chances?

    Go buy a lottery ticket.

  6. @ Gadolhadorah

    I didn’t listen to the interrogation but she wasn’t nominated for her political views per se- she was nominated for her gender, skin color, sheer incompetence, lack of understanding of the Constitution and the inability to define what a woman is despite being one herself.

    From a Democratic perspective she’s much more dangerous than a typical Liberal justice.

  7. The only sad thing here is Mr. Trump, who needs to find something to do with his life, now that he’s been retired. Perhaps someone here can find him a chavrusa?

  8. Trump asked the Federalist Society for recommendation, knowing he would get originalists with lots of ideological purity. He probably should have gone for right-wing big-government types instead (e.g. Professor John Yoo).

    In all fairness, many presidents have been disappointed when judges chosen for political factors get all hotsy-toty about things like “rule of law” and “judicial independence” once they get on the bench.