Within the Senate Judiciary Committee listening to on Wednesday, Cruz accused Garland, a former federal choose whose personal nomination to the Supreme Courtroom was blocked by Senate Republicans, of permitting threats of violence towards the justices, and he claimed that Garland and the DOJ “did nothing.”
Garland swiftly tackled Cruz’s claims and remarked that he’d executed one thing no different lawyer basic within the Justice Division’s historical past had executed earlier than: He ordered U.S. marshals to guard justices’ properties.
“Senator, you requested whether or not I sat on my palms, and, fairly the alternative, I despatched 70 U.S. marshals to defend… ,” Garland responded earlier than Cruz interrupted him with a query once more.
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