Roberts says he will not break any ties, finding the Salmon Chase precedent from the Andrew Johnson trial insufficient. “It would be inappropriate for me, an unelected official from another branch of government” to decide matters that should be decided by the Senate.— Peter Baker (@peterbakernyt) February 1, 2020
"Constitution says I have to be here. Dodn't say I have to do anything."/2 This is huge issue. Roberts rejects the precedent from the Andrew Johnson impeachment trial in 1868. "I do not regard those isolated episodes 150 years ago as sufficient to support a general authority to break ties," Roberts said.— John Bresnahan (@BresPolitico) February 1, 2020
"An' ah ain't a-gonna."