Jun 27, 2018 - Politics & Policy

Trump: “Democrats want judges who will destroy your freedoms"

President Trump, in his element at a rally in Fargo, North Dakota, Wednesday night, used Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy's retirement to fire up his supporters and encourage them to get out and elect more Republicans:

“Kennedy's retirement makes the issue of Senate control one of the vital issues of our time ... Democrats want judges who will rewrite the Constitution any way they want to do it, and take away your Second Amendment, erase your borders, throw open the jailhouse doors, and destroy your freedoms. We must elect more Republicans.”

More on Kennedy: "I'm very honored that he chose to do it during my term in office because he felt confident in me to make the right choice and carry on his great legacy." Trump added, "Now we have to pick one [a replacement] that's going to be there for 40 years, 45 years."

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