Trump takes aim at Justice Sotomayor at a press conference in India


SO I WILL PUT THAT ASIDE FOR
THE MOMENT. THE MOMENT.
YOU TWEETED ABOUT JUSTICE YOU TWEETED ABOUT JUSTICE
SOTOMAYOR. SOTOMAYOR.
>>YEAH.>>YEAH.
>>YESTERDAY.>>YESTERDAY.
SAYING THAT SHE AND JUSTICE SAYING THAT SHE AND JUSTICE
GINSBURG SHOULD RECUSE GINSBURG SHOULD RECUSE
THEMSELVES FROM FUTURE CASES THEMSELVES FROM FUTURE CASES
DEALING WITH THE DEALING WITH THE
ADMINISTRATION. ADMINISTRATION.
WHAT IS THE BASIS FOR YOUR WHAT IS THE BASIS FOR YOUR
OPINION ON THAT? OPINION ON THAT?
>>WELL, IT’S VERY OBVIOUS.>>WELL, IT’S VERY OBVIOUS.
I ALWAYS THOUGHT THAT, I ALWAYS THOUGHT THAT,
FRANKLY, THAT JUSTICE FRANKLY, THAT JUSTICE
GINSBURG SHOULD DO IT GINSBURG SHOULD DO IT
BECAUSE SHE WENT WILD DURING BECAUSE SHE WENT WILD DURING
THE CAMPAIGN WHEN I WAS THE CAMPAIGN WHEN I WAS
RUNNING. RUNNING.
I DON’T KNOW WHO SHE WAS I DON’T KNOW WHO SHE WAS
FOR. FOR.
PERHAPS SHE WAS FOR HILLARY PERHAPS SHE WAS FOR HILLARY
CLINTON, IF YOU CAN BELIEVE CLINTON, IF YOU CAN BELIEVE
IT. IT.
BUT SHE SAID SOME THINGS BUT SHE SAID SOME THINGS
THAT WERE OBVIOUSLY VERY THAT WERE OBVIOUSLY VERY
INAPPROPRIATE. INAPPROPRIATE.
SHE LATER SORT OF SHE LATER SORT OF
APOLOGIZED. APOLOGIZED.
I WOULDN’T SAY IT WAS AN I WOULDN’T SAY IT WAS AN
APOLOGY BUT SHE SORT OF APOLOGY BUT SHE SORT OF
APOLOGIZED. APOLOGIZED.
AND THEN JUSTICE SOTOMAYOR AND THEN JUSTICE SOTOMAYOR
SAID WHAT SHE SAID YESTERDAY SAID WHAT SHE SAID YESTERDAY
YOU KNOW VERY WELL WHAT SHE YOU KNOW VERY WELL WHAT SHE
SAID YESTERDAY. SAID YESTERDAY.
IT WAS A BIG STORY. IT WAS A BIG STORY.
AND I JUST DON’T KNOW HOW AND I JUST DON’T KNOW HOW
THEY CANNOT RECUSE THEY CANNOT RECUSE
THEMSELVES FOR ANYTHING THEMSELVES FOR ANYTHING
HAVING TO DO WITH TRUMP OR HAVING TO DO WITH TRUMP OR
TRUMP RELATED. TRUMP RELATED.
THE RIGHT THING TO DO AS A THE RIGHT THING TO DO AS A
SUPREME COURT JUSTICE IS A SUPREME COURT JUSTICE IS A
DIFFERENT STANDARD. DIFFERENT STANDARD.
BUT, AT THE SAME TIME, I BUT, AT THE SAME TIME, I
THINK IT’S A HIGHER STANDARD THINK IT’S A HIGHER STANDARD
IN A CERTAIN SENSE. IN A CERTAIN SENSE.
SO THEY WILL HAVE TO DECIDE SO THEY WILL HAVE TO DECIDE
WHAT TO DO. WHAT TO DO.
BUT, HER STATEMENT WAS SO BUT, HER STATEMENT WAS SO
INAPPROPRIATE. INAPPROPRIATE.
WHEN YOU ARE A JUSTICE OF WHEN YOU ARE A JUSTICE OF
THE SUPREME COURT, AND IT’S THE SUPREME COURT, AND IT’S
ALMOST WHAT SHE IS TRYING TO ALMOST WHAT SHE IS TRYING TO
DO IS TAKE THE PEOPLE THAT DO IS TAKE THE PEOPLE THAT
DO FEEL A DIFFERENT WAY AND DO FEEL A DIFFERENT WAY AND
GET THEM TO VOTE THE WAY GET THEM TO VOTE THE WAY
THAT SHE WOULD LIKE THEM TO THAT SHE WOULD LIKE THEM TO
VOTE. VOTE.
I JUST THOUGHT IT WAS SO I JUST THOUGHT IT WAS SO
INAPPROPRIATE, SUCH A INAPPROPRIATE, SUCH A
TERRIBLE STATEMENT FOR TERRIBLE STATEMENT FOR
SUPREME COURT JUSTICE. SUPREME COURT JUSTICE.
>>THAT WAS INAPPROPRIATE>>THAT WAS INAPPROPRIATE
ABOUT THE STATEMENT. ABOUT THE STATEMENT.
I’M NOT AN ATTORNEY SO I I’M NOT AN ATTORNEY SO I
CAN’T REALLY LOOK INTO IT. CAN’T REALLY LOOK INTO IT.
>>YOU KNEW WHAT SHE SAID.>>YOU KNEW WHAT SHE SAID.
>>SHE SEEMED TO CRITICIZE>>SHE SEEMED TO CRITICIZE
THE WHITE HOUSE FOR RUNNING THE WHITE HOUSE FOR RUNNING
TO THE SUPREME COURT AT THE TO THE SUPREME COURT AT THE
DROP OF THE HAT. DROP OF THE HAT.
>>NO.>>NO.
I DON’T THINK THAT WAS IT. I DON’T THINK THAT WAS IT.
I THINK WHAT SHE DID SAY IS I THINK WHAT SHE DID SAY IS
SHE IS TRYING TO SHAME THE SHE IS TRYING TO SHAME THE
WAY I’M LOOKING AT IT TRYING WAY I’M LOOKING AT IT TRYING
TO SHAME PEOPLE PERHAPS WITH TO SHAME PEOPLE PERHAPS WITH
A DIFFERENT VIEW INTO VOTING A DIFFERENT VIEW INTO VOTING
HER WAY. HER WAY.
THAT’S SO INAPPROPRIATE. THAT’S SO INAPPROPRIATE.
SO, LET’S SEE WHAT HAPPENS. SO, LET’S SEE WHAT HAPPENS.
WE HAVE THINGS, WHETHER OR WE HAVE THINGS, WHETHER OR
NOT THEY RECUSE THEMSELVES, NOT THEY RECUSE THEMSELVES,
BOTH. BOTH.
LOOK, JUSTICE GINSBURG LOOK, JUSTICE GINSBURG
DURING MY CAMPAIGN, YOU DURING MY CAMPAIGN, YOU
KNOW, I PROTESTED AT THE KNOW, I PROTESTED AT THE
TIME. TIME.
SHE APOLOGIZED IN A VERY SHE APOLOGIZED IN A VERY
MINOR FORM. MINOR FORM.
AND WHAT JUSTICE SOTOMAYOR AND WHAT JUSTICE SOTOMAYOR
SAID YESTERDAY WAS REALLY SAID YESTERDAY WAS REALLY
HIGHLY INAPPROPRIATE. HIGHLY INAPPROPRIATE.
AND EVERYBODY AGREES TO AND EVERYBODY AGREES TO
THAT. THAT.
VIRTUALLY EVERYBODY. VIRTUALLY EVERYBODY.
I HAVE SEEN PAPERS ON IT.

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