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(Studio: John Berman) A Keeping Them Honest look at the exchange between Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts & President Trump after Trump criticized an Obama-appointed judge for blocking plans to crack down on migrant asylum seekers introduced. [TRUMP - calls the 9th Circuit a disgrace: an Obama judge.] Roberts' rebuking statement defending judges & Trump tweet in response quoted. [Jan. 17, 2014, TRUMP - says Roberts is an absolute disaster because he gave us Obamacare.] Trump tweet critical of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg & Judge Gonzalo Curiel quoted & recalled. [On CNN, June 3, 2014, TRUMP - says he has been treated very unfairly by this Mexican judge.] [Several times, TRUMP - criticizes the court system.] Trump's view of judges summed up.
(Studio: John Berman) Live discussion held with CNN's Joan Biskupic, author of a book about Chief Justice Roberts. [BISKUPIC - offers views on the reaction of Roberts to an insult to the court in this asylum case by calling the judge an Obama judge after the polarizing Brett Kavanaugh case & how Roberts will never respond on Twitter.]
(Studio: John Berman) Live discussion held with CNN's attorney Carrie Cordero & historian Douglas Brinkley. [CORDERO - offers views on the president going after the Chief Justice after other attacks on the judicial system, how the president has a non-understanding of the independence of the judicial system, but the institution will prevail.] [BRINKLEY - offers views on how there is no precedent with Roberts reacting to Trump.] [BISKUPIC - offer views on the politics of the judicial system as espoused by Trump in his criticism, how you are either with or against Trump, how he decided to demonize a California court & Roberts slammed him.]
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