ICYMI: Sen. Whitehouse Reminds Lindsey Graham of Wealthy Right-Wing Network That Shaped SCOTUS
Washington, D.C. — During the Supreme Court confirmation hearing, U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse reminded his conservative colleagues on the Senate Judiciary Committee that the Judicial Crisis Network (JCN) — a right-wing special interest group a part of conservative activist Leonard Leo’s network — now attacking Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s historic nomination have previously spent millions of dollars handpicking and advancing Donald Trump’s SCOTUS nominees. Accountable.US has previously found that JCN spent at least $12.3 million on average to confirm each Trump Supreme Court nominee, totaling $37 million.
Watch Sen. Whitehouse’s comments here.
RESOURCES FROM ACCOUNTABLE.US:
- At SCOTUS Hearing, Senators Call Out Right-Wing Spending That Shaped the High Court
- Groups Spending Big To Shape The Supreme Court Are The Same Groups That Spent Millions Pushing Trump’s Big Lie And Funding Insurrectionists
- Judicial Crisis Network Spent A Total Of $37 Million To Confirm President Trump’s Supreme Court Nominees—Averaging $12.3 Million Per Nominee
- Nearly Every Senate Judiciary Committee Conservative Has Deep Ties To Leonard Leo’s Right-Wing Network Dedicated To Reshaping Federal Courts