出现在 “今天” to promote her new children’s book, Sotomayor was largely asked about the new work that was inspired by her late mother and her family’s desire to help others. But Guthrie did ask Sotomayor, who made headlines when she worried about a “stench” of politicization around the Supreme Court last month, about the court’s institutional reputation. Liberals have also fumed about former President Trump appointing three justices in four years, creating a 6-3 conservative majority.
“I know that you are not permitted to discuss any case or controversy before the Supreme Court in this interview, and I’m not even going to try it,” 格思里说. “But let me ask you this. Just generally, there is concern that the court as an institution, its credibility has been falling. A recent Gallup poll, 只是 54% of Americans have a great deal or fair amount of trust in the court. How much do you worry about that, the court as an institution and how the public sees it?”