Jeb: ‘I Don’t Believe in Litmus Tests’

‘But I would ask deep questions about judicial philosophy, and then make sure that the person had a proven record’

BUSH: "I don’t believe in litmus tests, but I’m going to make sure that my appointments to the Supreme Court would have a consistent proven record of judicial restraint."
TODD: "So you’re not going to ask a potential Supreme Court justice if they would overturn Roe vs. Wade?"
BUSH: "No, but I would ask deep questions about judicial philosophy, and then make sure that the person had a proven record. I think the lessons of the last few years is that you’ve got to fight for your candidates that you nominate, and they ought to have a clear, consistent record so that you have a higher assurance they’re not going to wander off."

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