Chief Justice John Roberts has undoubtedly been one of the worst Republican-nominated Supreme Court Justices in history.
Despite selling himself as a Constitutionalist, he’s repeatedly sided with the radical Left to help advance many of their most unconstitutional schemes like Obamacare.
And that’s why the Supreme Court fell silent after Chief Justice John Roberts mocked Joe Biden’s lunacy with these three words.
The Supreme Court has been rather busy over the past few weeks, hearing oral arguments in numerous cases, which thanks to the Biden regime’s lawlessness just happens to include some of President Joe Biden’s most controversial – and rather obviously unconstitutional – schemes.
That includes a case brought against the Biden regime by the states of Texas and Louisiana over the fact that the regime created the Biden border crisis by refusing to enforce America’s immigration laws.
More specifically, Texas and Louisiana are suing the Biden regime because Biden Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Majorkas issued a memo in September 2021 that limited the authority of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to deport illegal immigrants.
“In September 2021, Mayorkas sent a memo to ICE and other relevant agencies” stating that there are “more than 11 million undocumented or otherwise removable noncitizens in the United States” and that DHS does not have “the resources to apprehend and seek the removal of every one of these noncitizens,” Fox News reported. “He directed the agencies to ‘exercise our discretion and determine whom to prioritize for immigration enforcement action.’”
Ultimately, the issue at hand in the case is the fact that the executive branch, including executive branch agencies like DHS, does not have the authority to “disregard legislative direction” given by Congress.
However, the Biden regime argued that because the law outlines the crimes for which the federal government “shall” deport illegal aliens for committing, that gave them the discretion to decide which criminal illegal aliens to deport and which criminal illegal aliens to set free in America.
Essentially, the Biden regime is attempting the same strategy former President Bill Clinton employed when he attempted to argue that his guilt in lying under oath about his Oval Office affair with White House intern Monica Lewinsky hinged on “what the meaning of the word ‘is’ is . . .”
The Biden regime wants Americans to believe, and Supreme Court Justices to accept, the idea that the word “shall” means that the Biden regime can if they want, but don’t actually have to.
Of course, the meaning of “shall” – which is defined as “expressing a strong assertion or intention” and “expressing an instruction or command” – is rather clear.
And you could hear a pin drop inside the Supreme Court earlier this week when Chief Justice John Roberts mocked the lunacy of President Biden’s regime’s ridiculous argument.
“Shall means shall,” Roberts stated. “Shouldn’t we just say what we think the law is.”
With even Chief Justice Roberts making comments like this during oral arguments over the case, many have assumed that’s a strong sign the Court will side with Texas and Louisiana by reaffirming a lower court’s ruling against the Biden regime.
In that lower court ruling, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas Judge Drew Tipton made clear that by “using the words ‘discretion’ and ‘prioritization’ the Executive Branch claims the authority to suspend statutory mandates,” before adding that “the law does not sanction this approach.”
That would certainly be a positive outcome for the majority of Americans who support deporting criminal illegal aliens – not letting them roam free like the radical Left wants.
But as former Trump senior advisor and America First Legal Foundation President Stephen Miller pointed out, under the Biden regime’s reign, Congress has turned into a mere suggestion box for the authoritarian Left – which he believes is an “impeachable” offense.
“What this President has done is he has turned Congress into a mere suggestion box,” Miller explained. “The entire Immigration and Nationality Act, which governs who can enter our country, how you apply for a visa, what rules you have to comply with, where you have to apply from — that entire system has been rubbished and trashed by this president as though he were an emperor. And so, it is completely impeachable.”
Of course, as Miller also noted, Texas and Louisiana’s immigration lawsuit against the Biden regime isn’t the only legal challenge to their unconstitutional schemes going on.
“My organization has been involved in a number of lawsuits against his policies, and in each of those lawsuits, we lay out how he has violated the clear command of Congress and the clear command of the Constitution,” Miller said.
The absolutely easiest thing Joe Biden, Democrats, and every other politician could do to help solve the Biden border crisis is simply enforce the laws on the books.
That’s it – they don’t even have to lift a finger, just let Border Patrol agents and law enforcement do their jobs.
But left-wing radicals, like Joe Biden and Alejandro Mayorkas, have decided that the law doesn’t apply to them and they can simply do whatever they want.
And now the Supreme Court may be ready to give them a hefty dose of reality.
Political Animal News will keep you up-to-date on any new developments in this ongoing story.