But the Constitution also says take the oath, but the ambiguity there is that even if he didn't take the oath, he'd still become president. It's a fascinating look inside a deliberative process that's notoriously publicity-averse.
So, take us a little bit inside this vice presidential ceremony we are about to see. So great are Toobin's narrative skills that both the justices and their inner world are brought vividly to life.
What the -- but Congress, in the late s, decided, you know, there had should be a vice presidential oath, too. Between now and 9: My guess is he will not have a card. Toobin, however, points out that Roberts upheld the key provision to fine individuals who fail to buy health insurance because it was effectively a federal tax, not because it was legal under the Commerce Clause.
While Toobin pays some respect to Roberts, he characterized Roberts as a partisan of the Republican Party, contrasting him with the liberals on the court, whom he describes in positive and often glowing terms.
There's a whiff of politics today as Justice Sotomayor swears him in. Toobin met Amy while they worked at the Harvard Crimson together in college.
They got over with, and that was that. So, they just did it. Continue to give him the humility to always call upon you in times of need and with the gift of faith given to him by his church and his family, help him to always know of your presence.
Part One contrasts Obama and Roberts' political views and personal history, along with making the first part of the case that the Roberts Court is an activist court. So, I want to play it remind our viewers what happened and then we'll discuss. What happened was if you listen very carefully is that Obama interrupted Roberts, after he said his name, "I, Barack Obama -- I Barack Hussein Obama" -- Roberts expected him to say do solemnly swear in that first line.
We are told she is the first Hispanic and the fourth female judge to conduct a swearing in. This is an oath that is actually going to be longer than what the president will be taking later today, and it's something that Congress created by statute that's actually not in the Constitution, Wolf.
Brianna, now that the Vice President had been sworn in by Sonia Sotomayor, we're all getting ready for the presidential swearing-in ceremony.
A nice, moving ceremony. And books are not written under oath. But nonetheless, when he was talking to Mitch McConnell, he is the one that made that happen.
Within the next few minute or so we are going to hear the vice president. It was adapted as a series, The People v. Obama was the fellow who was, in the words of a famous conservative [William F. He will be sworn in by Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor.
He -- which I think we have behind -- we have a copy of it, because it's in my book. The Nine shows O'Conner at the center of the Rehnquist court and goes into considerable detail about how she ended up there, how she reacted to that position, and how her judicial philosophy was built on a strong feel for the sentiment of the center of the country.Bestselling author Jeffrey Toobin is senior legal analyst for CNN Worldwide and a staff writer at The New Yorker, where he has covered legal affairs.
Sep 17, · The Oath is a sequel of sorts to Toobin's book The Nine. The first in the series was an intensely readable combination of analysis and insider gossip about the Court in the tradition of Woodward and Armstrong's classic The Brethren.
A high-profile senior analyst for CNN and staff writer for The New Yorker, Jeffrey Toobin is one of the country’s most esteemed experts on politics, media and law.
With unparalleled journalistic skill, Toobin has provided analysis on some of the most provocative and important events of our time. Jeffrey Toobin, senior legal analyst for CNN Worldwide, will present “The Supreme Court in the Post-Obama Age” at Moravian College on Wednesday, October 26, at p.m.
in Johnston Hall as part of the Cohen Arts and Lectures Series. TOOBIN: The presidential oath. There is no vice presidential oath called for in the Constitution.
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