As a citizen of Iowa’s Fourth Congressional District, I’m well aware of Congressman Steve King’s vacancy on House committees. Now, I don’t care near as much as some because I’m skeptical of how much influence one person has out of 435 members of Congress — not to mention a Congress led by Nancy Pelosi.
Sen. Chuck Schumer made his comments and they were very much directed at two individuals specifically on the Supreme Court. He can say that he misspoke, but his smirk between his comments seems to show he was saying exactly what he was intending to say.
Schumer’s remarks cannot be taken as anything other than a threat. Supreme Court justices are appointed for life. So, how exactly would they pay the price?
This isn’t just unhinged, this is reckless.
A sorry doesn’t cut it in this instance. It doesn’t even come close.
And, unlike King’s remarks, these are recorded. There’s no question about context.
A line in the sand must be drawn in this instance.