Radio talk show host Mark Levin said Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), was a “threat to the American people,” and should “face trial” for “threatening the Supreme Court.”
Levin was referring to Schumer’s remarks against Supreme Court Justices Brett Kavanaugh and Neil Gorsuch, according to the Feb. 4 Washington Examiner.
“I want to tell you, Gorsuch, I want to tell you, Kavanaugh, you have released the whirlwind, and you will pay the price,” were some of Schumner’s threatening words, to which he added, “You won’t know what hit you if you go forward with these awful decisions.”
Likewise, Levin went on to recount the case, “He threatened two U.S. Supreme Court justices. He threatened the Supreme Court. He assembled a mob on the stairs of a Supreme Court that tried to break into the Supreme Court, but for that 13-foot bronze door there.”
Levin mentioned this serious event in connection with the lawsuit brought by Democrats against former President Donald Trump, which many believe is not only unconstitutional but also absurd because Trump is no longer in office.
“Who the hell does this clown, Schumer, think he is?” chided Levin, adding, “Stomping all over the Constitution with a 50-50 vote in the Senate, trying to impose his will on the American people, on the whole country, and now going to have a rogue trial?”
And also, “He’s the one that should be on trial and all the other reprobates that have for decades been threatening the American people and making outrageous comments to try to stir up and create fringies among their own base.”
Schumer’s threats against Supreme Court justices caused outraged Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.), who drafted a censure motion against Schumer, according to one of his tweets in March.
“Now @chuckschumer is threatening Supreme Court Justices personally, to the point of implying their physical safety is endangered. Disgusting, shameful, and frankly, WEAK” Hawley wrote.
He added: “I would call on Schumer to apologize, but we all know he has no shame. So tomorrow I will introduce a motion to censure Schumer for his pathetic attempt at intimidation of the Supreme Court.”
— Josh Hawley (@HawleyMO) March 5, 2020
In any case, the chances of a damning impeachment trial against Trump are very remote given that a majority of Republican senators reject it, and without the vote of 17 of them they cannot convict.