Friday, April 8, 2016

Obama Jokes about SCOTUS Pick: 'Yeah, He's a White Guy - Sorry!'
Ashley Rae Goldenberg | 18 hours ago

During a question and answer session at University of Chicago Law School, President Obama joked he is “sorry” his U.S. Supreme Court nominee, Merrick Garland, is white.
“And so, when I look at Merrick Garland, that was the person that… you know, the difference between the Supreme Court is that it’s just a handful of seats come up at any given time. Now, I appointed a Latino woman, and another woman right before that, so…”
“You know, yeah, he’s a white guy,” Obama said. “But he’s a really outstanding jurist. Sorry!”
“You know, he is. I think that’s important,” he added.

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