Word for Word: John Bolton Says U.S. Will Not Cooperate with International Criminal Court (C-SPAN)

National Security Adviser John Bolton delivered remarks at the Federalist Society in Washington, DC. He criticized the authority and legitimacy of the International Criminal Court (ICC) stating, “The United States will use any means necessary to protect our citizens and those of our allies from unjust prosecution by this illegitimate court. We will not cooperate with the ICC. We will provide no assistance to the ICC. And we certainly will not join the ICC.” In addition, Mr. Bolton threatened ICC judges with sanctions if they attempt to prosecute Americans over alleged war crimes in Afghanistan. The ICC is an intergovernmental organization based in the Netherlands that hears cases on genocide and other crimes against humanity. Full video here: https://cs.pn/2CFxmRu

Paul Clement on Cameras in the Court (C-SPAN)

Former Solicitor General Paul Clement on cameras in the Supreme Court: “Televising Supreme Court oral arguments makes a lot of sense… I honestly don’t see a particularly compelling argument why they public shouldn’t see… If they did, they’d have a particularly high opinion of Supreme Court.” Clement was testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee on the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. https://cs.pn/2CFrFCT