Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says Judge Judy would throw out the GOP lawsuit against President Barack Obama because it is “without merit.”
“House members would rather waste dollars than accept the fact that their constituents are benefiting from health care reform,” the Nevada Democrat said on Monday, according to Talking Points Memo. “This is a phony trial that will come up. It’s a show trial. It’s what Republicans want. If that’s what they want, they should talk to Judge Judy. I think she would throw this case out in half a second. I think Judge Judy would agree.”
The lawsuit centers around Obamacare and the delay in the employer mandate. And while Reid isn’t a fan of the suit, he obviously is a fan of Judith Sheindlin, the retired family court judge.
“Is this weird? Is this weird? I can answer my own question. Yes, it is weird,” Reid said of the GOP’s litigation. “They’re suing the president of the United States because he did what they wanted him to do. … Enough is enough. The fight over Obamacare should be long since ended. The law is here to stay.”
And what would Judge Judy do with the lawsuit? CBS issued a “no comment” on Tuesday.
Naturally, Boehner spokesman Michael Steel didn’t waste any time resonding, via Twitter:
A solid effort, indeed.
But Faiz Shakir, an aide for Reid, definitely wins the Twitter battle: