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All Fact-checks for Sotomayor Nomination
stated on January 15, 2016 in a Republican debate on Fox Business Network in South Carolina on Fox Business Network
"I didn’t support Sonia Sotomayor."
stated on July 13, 2009 in a radio ad
Rep. Adam Putnam was silent when Rush Limbaugh called Sonia Sotomayor a racist.
stated on July 13, 2009 in a Senate hearing
"Now, there was a time when someone like Scalia and Ginsburg got 95-plus votes."
stated on July 12, 2009 in a television interview
A new Rasmussen poll shows people "oppose (Sotomayor's) confirmation. Only 37 percent support it."
stated on July 1, 2009 in a column in Human Events.
"Obama's Justice-designate Sotomayor threw out (the New Haven firefighters') lawsuit in a sneaky, unsigned opinion -- the judicial equivalent of 'talk to the hand.'"
stated on June 3, 2009 in a statement on the Human Events Web site
On calling Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor a racist.
stated on May 31, 2009 in a CNN interview
"The Department of Justice, under the Obama administration, disagrees with the decision" Judge Sotomayor made in the Ricci vs. DeStefano case.
stated on May 26, 2009 in his radio program
Sotomayor "ruled against the white firefighter — Ricci and other white firefighters — just on the basis that she thought women and minorities should be given a preference because of their skin color and because of the history of discrimination in the past. The law was totally disregarded."
Libertarian National Committee
stated on May 26, 2009 in a press release from May 26, 2009
"Sotomayor has had her rulings thrown out by the court a troubling four times."
Judicial Confirmation Network
stated on May 26, 2009 in a released statement
Sotomayor thinks "that one’s sex, race and ethnicity ought to affect the decisions one renders from the bench."
stated on May 26, 2009 in a speech at the White House.
"Walking in the door (Sonia Sotomayor) would bring more experience on the bench, and more varied experience on the bench, than anyone currently serving on the United States Supreme Court had when they were appointed."
Republican National Committee
stated on May 26, 2009 in a talking points memo
Judge Sotomayor has said "that policy is made on the U.S. Court of Appeals."