A review by the Constitutional Accountability Center shows the consequences of the court’s corporate tilt, finding that the Chamber of Commerce has had a success rate of 69 percent in cases before the Roberts Court, a significant increase over previous courts. These are cases of serious importance to everyday Americans — cases involving rules for consumer contracts, challenges to regulations ensuring fair pay and labor standards, attempts by consumers to hold companies accountable for product safety and much more.
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"The 60-vote threshold has become important because it reflects that a nominee is sufficiently mainstream that he or she can garner bipartisan support — if a nominee can't get support from enough senators on both sides of the aisle, then maybe that nominee shouldn't have life tenure on the Supreme Court," said Elizabeth Wydra of the progressive Constitutional Accountability Center.
CAC President Elizabeth ydra appeared on MSNBC to discuss the progress of hearings on President Trump's nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court, Judge Neil Gorsuch.
Coming to the CFPB’s defense was Brianne Gorod, who is chief counsel at Constitutional Accountability Center (CAC). Gorod reiterated why lawmakers crafted the Dodd-Frank Act and how the CFPB is similar to many other regulatory agencies.
CAC President Elizabeth Wydra appeared on Bloomberg Law Brief to discuss the Senate confirmation hearings for Neil Gorsuch, who President Trump has selected to replace Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court.