Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer addressed Democrats’ calls for him to retire in an interview on Fox News Sunday.
During their lengthy discussion, Chris Wallace recalled a 2012 interview he conducted with the late Antonin Scalia about retirement considerations.
At the time Scalia told Wallace, “I would not like be replaced by someone who immediately sets about undoing everything that I’ve tried to do 25 years, 26 years. Sure I shouldn’t have to tell you that.”
“Unless you think I’m a fool,” he added with a laugh.
Wallace played that clip Sunday before asking Breyer, “Do you agree with Scalia that a Justice who is unmindful of the politics of the president who replaces him — who’s unmindful of that — is