Wednesday, June 18, 2003

"Because they can"

Tom Raum of the AP writes:

The White House rejected a suggestion by Senate Minority Leader Tom Daschle on Wednesday that Bush meet with Democrats before filling any Supreme Court vacancies to avoid a potentially bruising confirmation fight.
"Unless and until there is a vacancy, this is idle chit chat," said Bush spokesman Ari Fleischer.

The Supreme Court anticipates the election returns....