The Oath: The Obama White House and the Supreme Court Quotes

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"So was Obama really the president? Barron's answer was, well, complicated." (Prologue, 1)

"But the greatest, and certainly the most important, difference between the two concerned the work of the Supreme Court. Both men gave considerable thought to the Constitution, and they reached different conclusions about its current trajectory." (Prologue, 16)

"The future president picked his fights—and chose to avoid this one over the Constitution. It wouldn't be the last time, either." (Chapter 1, 34)

"When I examined Judge Roberts's record and history of public service, it is my personal estimation that he has far more often used his formidable skills on behalf of the strong in opposition to the weak." (Chapter 2, 36)

"For Roberts, the law, ultimately, was all about winning." (Chapter 2, 41)

"Appendix E gave Ginsburg a road map for the next decade of her life—she wanted to undo as many of that long list of laws as possible...

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