In 2007, Sen. Chuck Schumer was among those who vowed to block any high court picks of then-President George W. Bush during his final year in office.
Today, Schumer continued to explain why using his own words against him is not an apples-to-apples comparison:
— Jake Tapper (@jaketapper) March 16, 2016
You can watch Schumer’s full answer at the link, but here’s the shorter version:
— Richard Barrett (@RTBII) March 16, 2016
Joe Biden also commented recently that he didn’t really mean what he said in 1992 about potential SCOTUS nominees. And of course Obama now regrets his decision as a senator in 2006 to filibuster the nomination of Samuel Alito.