Merick Garland sues Georgia

Washington Examiner Op-Ed: ‘Merrick Garland Politicizes the Justice Department and Vindicates Mitch McConnell’

“Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has done more than most people in politics to protect our institutions. Attorney General Merrick Garland has managed to reinforce McConnell’s well-earned reputation.

Garland was once a judge nominated to the Supreme Court in 2016 by then-President Barack Obama. He was a ‘respected moderate jurist,’ according to the Associated Press, one who the Washington Post said might ‘ultimately embarrass Senate Republicans into dropping their fierce opposition to the nomination.’ CNN called it an ‘epic power play’ by Obama, who was daring McConnell and Senate Republicans to oppose this ostensible centrist.

That facade is completely gone now. Garland is overseeing a partisan lawsuit against the state of Georgia. Garland baselessly asserted that Georgia’s new voting law was ‘enacted with the purpose of denying or abridging the right of black Georgians to vote on account of their race or color.'”

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