Biden has no view on whether protesters should pressure Supreme Court justices: Psaki


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White House press secretary Jen Psaki confirmed this on Friday President Biden He has no say in using protests for influence Supreme court opinions.

Psaki, in a press interview Friday, said Biden believes in “peaceful protests,” but she stopped short of endorsing attempts to pressure the Supreme Court’s decisions. Citing his belief in the separation of powers in government, Psaki explained that the president cautioned against overstepping his office.

“The president believes in peaceful protests. He believes that this is part of our democracy and part of the history of the United States in this country,” Psaki said. But he also respects and understands the independence of the third branch of government – and of course the Ministry of Justice. But also the role of the Supreme Court and what it plays.

John Roberts: Supreme Court leak project ‘utterly horrifying’

“So I wouldn’t say he has a view on it. He believes in peaceful protests, but they will make the decisions that they make, and we will not prejudge a final opinion,” she added.

Later, Psaki said that she “prefers” the final opinion not to be “like the leaked opinion.”

A crowd gathers outside the Supreme Court, Monday night, May 2, 2022 in Washington after reports of a leaked draft opinion by the court dismissing Roe v. Wade.

A crowd gathers outside the Supreme Court, Monday night, May 2, 2022 in Washington after reports of a leaked draft opinion by the court dismissing Roe v. Wade.
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Supreme court Roe v. Wade is on the verge of dropping, according to an unprecedented leak of an opinion draft written by Judge Samuel Alito.

Draft leak obtained by Politico Written in early February. It was not immediately clear if it had been rewritten or revised. The court refused to verify or disavow the document. Analysts noted that the leak may represent an attempt to pressure a Supreme Court judge to change his vote on the pivotal issue.

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Chief Justice John Roberts has called for the leaking of a draft court opinion to be voided Raw vs. Wade “Very appalling,” he said on Thursday. The judge continued to dismiss any question that the leak would affect the final decision of the Supreme Court.

Official portrait of US Supreme Court Chief Justice John J. Roberts.

Official portrait of US Supreme Court Chief Justice John J. Roberts.

“Leaking this prestige is absolutely horrific,” Roberts said. “If the person behind it thinks it will affect our work, that’s just crap.”

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