Obama v. the Supreme Court
An interview with Jeffrey Toobin.
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From Chief Justice John Roberts’ awkward, botched swearing-in at the inauguration, through Citizens United and this summer’s decision on “Obamacare,” the Supreme Court has played a key role in Barack Obama’s presidency. New Yorker staff writer and CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin examines the ideological struggle between the conservative majority on the court and the current administration in The Oath: The Obama White House and the Supreme Court. The discussion lasts about 28 minutes.
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