Supreme Court Justices Secretly Recorded at Society Dinner

Secret recordings unveiled candid conversations between Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Samuel Alito during an annual dinner about the court’s political dynamics and societal polarization, shedding light on their perspectives on partisanship and the judiciary’s role, The Hill reported.

The recordings, captured on June 3, revealed Alito’s prediction that resolving the country’s deep political divisions would not come easily. In a private exchange, Alito acknowledged the challenge, stating, “One side or the other is going to win.”

Alito’s remarks appeared to embrace his perceived partisan role, drawing criticism from liberals who have accused him of bias despite the court’s supposed nonpartisan stance. The justice concurred with a fellow attendee, expressing doubts about the possibility of compromise on fundamental differences, advocating instead for a vigorous effort to “return our country to a place of godliness.”

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