"One-fourth of judges on the federal courts of appeals were nominated by Trump, and the vast majority of them are members of the Federalist Society. The group is far from an underdog today; it is, rather, a dominating force in the federal judiciary."
"'It is deeply disturbing to hear a Supreme Court justice endorse racist ideas from the bench of the nation's highest court,' Reid said on the Senate floor. 'The only difference between the ideas endorsed by [Donald] Trump and Scalia is that Scalia has a robe and a lifetime appointment.' This was not the first time Scalia has made controversial comments regarding race from the bench. Two years ago, when the justices were debating the constitutionality of the Voting Rights Act, Scalia called the historic measure a 'racial entitlement' that should be struck down."