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Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Tex., speaks during a television interview in response to U.S. President Joe Biden's first address to a joint session of the U.S. Congress

POLITICS: Sen. Cruz grills DOJ official on lack of prosecutions for protesters at Supreme Court justices’ homes

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Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz grilled a top Justice Department official Wednesday over the lack of arrests made by law enforcement while protesters were demonstrating outside the homes of Supreme Court justices earlier this year. 

“Congress has addressed this issue. It passed 18 USC 1507 making it a crime to protest at the home of a Supreme Court Justice while a case is pending,” Cruz told Assistant Attorney General Kenneth Polite, Jr. during a Judiciary Committee hearing on Wednesday. “Night after night after night, these protesters committed federal crimes on national television. Why has the Justice Department refused to enforce 18 USC 1507?”

Polite responded to Cruz by pointing out that one person has been charged with a crime by the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Maryland after demonstrating outside the home of a Supreme Court justice. 

“So, one person?” Cruz responded.

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Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Tex., speaks during a television interview in response to U.S. President Joe Biden’s first address to a joint session of the U.S. Congress
(Reuters)

“To date, there has been one prosecution,” Polite responded before Cruz jumped in again.

“What about the hundreds of others?” Cruz asked. “All of whom have violated the law. On the face of it, it’s not complicated. The law is very clear. Why does the Department of Justice pick and choose which laws to enforce, which criminal laws to enforce? Why does it seem to exactly follow the pattern of the partisan preferences of the Biden White House?”

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Polite responded, “Politics shouldn’t play and does not play any role in our prosecutorial decisions. What I will also add is that our attorney general has increased the U.S. Marshal service resources … to protect our Supreme Court justices.”

Cruz then asked again why more people were not arrested for violating federal law and why the department is “refusing” to enforce the law.

“Respectfully senator, I disagree that we’ve chosen not to enforce it,” Polite said.

Senator Ted Cruz spoke with Fox News Digital at Turning Point USA conference in Tampa, Florida. 

Senator Ted Cruz spoke with Fox News Digital at Turning Point USA conference in Tampa, Florida. 
(Fox News Digital)

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Polite added that he “cannot comment” on the “current status” of potential cases when pressed again by Cruz on the hundreds of protesters who picketed outside the homes of justices.  

Polite later said that he does not believe the one prosecution in Maryland he referenced was based on the criminal code that Cruz referenced. 

“I think you need to follow the law,” Cruz said at the end of the exchange.

Law enforcement officers stand guard as protesters march past Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh's home.

Law enforcement officers stand guard as protesters march past Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s home.
(Photo by Nathan Howard/Getty Images)

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In addition to the hundreds of protesters who picketed the homes of Supreme Court justices following the leak of an opinion suggesting the imminent overturning of Roe v. Wade, a 26-year-old California man was arrested for allegedly attempting to assassinate Justice Brett Kavanaugh outside his Maryland home.



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