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President Trump is a little insecure about the Supreme Court's past few decisions.
On Thursday, Chief Justice John Roberts sided with liberal justices to uphold Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, which protects immigrants brought to the U.S. as children from deportation. Roberts, along with Justice Neil Gorsuch, also sided with the liberal wing on Tuesday to affirm the Civil Rights Act protected LGBTQ people from employment discrimination.
Trump seemed to shrug off the Tuesday ruling, calling it "a very powerful decision," but had a very different take come Thursday. "These horrible and politically charged decisions" are "shotgun blasts into the face of people that are proud to call themselves Republicans or Conservatives," Trump tweeted. He then used the moment to call for his own re-election, making the case that he could nominate more conservative justices to the court. Conservatives count those nominations as a reason they back Trump even if they don't like him, though Gorsuch's decision on Tuesday called that line of thinking into question.
A few minutes later, Trump apparently wondered if the justices were just gossiping about him behind his back. Kathryn Krawczyk