Sen. Kennedy Stumps Biden Judicial Nominee with Simple Question
Republican Louisiana Sen. John Kennedy left one of Joe Biden’s judicial nominees speechless during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing. Sara E. Hill, Biden’s pick for the judiciary, was unable to provide clear definitions for basic legal terms, leaving onlookers questioning her suitability for the role.
During the grilling, Kennedy asked Hill to define the difference between a “stay order” and an “injunction,” two fundamental legal terms taught in the earliest stages of law school. Hill stumbled over her words, unable to offer a concise or accurate explanation. This clear lack of basic legal knowledge raises serious doubts about the caliber of Biden’s nominees.
Biden’s wannabe judges are why we have a failed Justice system today 😳
This is at the hearing to nominate Sara Hill as the first Native American woman to serve as federal judge in Oklahoma 😲
Harvard lets them play judge without even knowing the damn law 😱 pic.twitter.com/ji65NQYBU1
— Todd With Trump (@THeinrich22) November 16, 2023
A stay order, as anyone with a rudimentary understanding of law knows, is a directive to halt or suspend a legal proceeding or the actions of a party. It’s most commonly used to prevent litigation from continuing. An injunction, on the other hand, is an order requiring a person to either act or cease a specific action.
Hill’s inability to differentiate between these two basic legal concepts is nothing short of absurd. Democratic Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin reportedly congratulated Hill for “passing the Kennedy bar exam” following the Louisiana senator’s questioning. Maybe Durbin should spend less time making flippant remarks and more time considering the implications of Hill’s lackluster performance.
Kennedy is no stranger to exposing the inadequacies of Biden’s judicial picks. In March, he stumped another nominee with basic questions about the U.S. Constitution, legal procedure, and Supreme Court precedents. Then in May, he left a nominee dumbstruck after asking how spending $50 trillion would reduce global temperatures.
The trend here is alarming. Biden’s nominees seem woefully unprepared and ill-equipped for the positions they’re being appointed to. It’s a clear indication of the decline in standards under the Biden administration. Instead of appointing capable, knowledgeable individuals, it seems Biden is more interested in appeasing the woke mob with his picks.
This incident should serve as a wake-up call to all Americans. Our judicial system is at stake. The individuals appointed to these roles have enormous influence over our laws and our freedoms. We cannot afford to let unqualified individuals take the reins. It’s time to demand better from our leaders and ensure that our judiciary is in the hands of those who truly understand the law.
Now, more than ever, we need strong, knowledgeable individuals leading our judicial system. Sara E. Hill’s performance is a stark reminder of the dangers of prioritizing political correctness over competence.