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>> he influenced a generation of judges, lawyers, and students and profoundly shaped the legal landscape. >> flags across america lowered to half-staff in his honor. this morning, the focus on his legacy. >> getting nominated to the supreme court is a culmination of a dream, of course. >> scalia served three decades on the court. a fiery, pivotal figure, admired by colleagues, widely respected. with friends on both sides of the ideological divide. >> we agree on a whole lot of stuff, we do. ruth is really bad only on the knee-jerk stuff. [ laughter ] >> this morning, the battle already brewing over the chance to tilt the balance of the nation's highest court. president obama ready to nominate a replacement, the senate's majority leader saying -- not so fast. and the republican candidates also weighing in overnight at a raucous debate. >> i think we ought to let the next president of the united states decide. >> it's called delay, delay,
>> our team coverage as we remember this giant of the court. and good morning, everybody. americans are waking up to a huge story this morning. the passing of justice scalia. he's being remembered for his brilliant legal mind and fiery style on the bench. and abc news chief anchor george stephanopoulos joins us on this day. he'll anchor a special edition of "this week" later this morning. >> this is such big news, dan. justice scalia, such a towering figure. one of the court's most powerful pens. a pillar of the conservative moment. his death puts the supreme court right at the center of this election. sends the the stakes through the roof. the court divided right down the middle. if the democrats or president obama choose the replacement, it's a liberal court. if the republicans do, it's a
government. rare situation. george, it's great to have you here in studio. as we look at the man and his three-decade legacy, you're looking at a live picture outside the supreme court. where flags are flying at half staff, as they are in the rest of the country. our team coverage begins with jim avila in shafter, texas. hi, jim. >> reporter: good morning, paula paula. justice scalia had at least two passions in life. he loved the law and he loved to hunt. this weekend, he came out to west texas and the open spaces at a ranch resort owned by a texas billionaire to shoot some quail. he never made it out on the range. this morning, the body of supreme court justice antonin scalia arriving in el paso. officials telling abc news the 79-year-old legal icon died saturday in his sleep from apparent natural causes. >> antonin "nino" scalia was a larger than life presence on the
a brilliant legal mind. with an energetic style. incisive wit. and colorful opinions. >> reporter: he was on a hunting krip at cibolo creek ranch in texas. he persuaded elena kagan to shoot skeet. law enforcement sources saying he left dinner early and went to his room, feeling ill. when he didn't arrive to breakfast saturday morning, a person associated with the ranch went to check on him. he was found in his room, unresponsive. the catholic diocese of el paso administering his last rites at the ranch. a hearse then carrying his body towards el paso. condolences pouring in from former presidents, current candidates, and government officials. house speaker paul ryan saying i, learned so much from this man. i knew him. i respected him. i looked up to him. we all did. at this point, no autopsy has been performed. in fact, a local justice of the
dead over the phone and then %-pcame out to the ranch to say there was no foul play involved and turned the body over to the fbi is also investigating. thank you. justice scalia's opinions are legendary. sharp, elegant, funny, and sarcastic. inspired a generation of legal thought. abc's terry moran has covered he joins us from mexico city. >> reporter: good morning, the supreme court had never seen anything like antonin scalia. he was the court's first italian-american. he was a high-voltage intellectual. who developed this great theory about the constitution and the judges in our system. through the force of his intellect. his flair as a writer and his appetite for argument, he made country. and in the court. and he did it all laughing. he was a happy warrior. i've been thinking, it's just
courtroom without him in it. >> i, antonin scalia do solemnly swear. >> i antonin scalia do solemnly swear. >> reporter: justice antonin scalia was an american original. a towering icon of conservative juris prudence. a man who loved his life in the law. >> i like figuring out the right answer to legal questions, believe it or not. >> reporter: nino scalia, as he was known to friends, served three decades on the supreme court. and in those year, he became a pivotal figure. he was a justice who did more than hand down rulings. he wanted to change the law itself and the court. through his spirited and forceful advocacy of what he called textualism. his strict interpretation of the constitution. he was u ufraid to take a stand and seemingly incapable of backing down. famously lashing out at critics of his finding in the 2000 bush versus gore election dispute. >> i and my court owe no apology
there. get over it, it's so old by now. >> reporter: it was that brashness which cemented the court's first italian american justice in the public's mind. a vivid writer, his opinions became famous for their caustic, take no prisoners style. he called the majority's reasoning in a 2 23 defense of marriage act case legalistic argle-bargle. and slammed the court's decision on the affordable care act as jiggery-pokery. >> how can the government -- that is gobbledygook. >> reporter: in cases big and small, his wit lashed out in legal arguments. he loved to get a laugh. >> okay, you can't refuse your money or your life. but your life or your wife's? i could refuse that one. >> reporter: but his quick tongue landed him in trouble at times. in 2015, scalia's comments about affirmative action drew protests. >> you know, when you take more, the number of blacks really competent blacks admitted to
less. >> reporter: but his friends and his colleagues say behind the combative mind and fiery words was a warm man and a close friend. forging an unlikely bond with liberal justice ruth bader ginsburg. fellow new yorkers candid about their friendship, despite fiercely opposing political views. >> we agree on a whole lot of stuff. we do. ruth is really bad only on the knee-jerk stuff. [ laughter ] she is -- >> reporter: antonin scalia grew up in queens, new york. attending xavier high school in manhattan before georgetown and harvard law school, where he met his wife maureen. >> maureen is an extraordinary woman. without whom i wouldn't be here. >> reporter: his wife and his family, they built together, as much a part of his life and legacy as the court and country he served. that seat on the supreme court, something he always cherished. many times dodging questions about stepping down, saying there was only one thing that
>> i will certainly retire at the time where i perceive that i am not as good as i used to be. that i've -- i've lost a step. >> reporter: for many, he never did. love him or loathe him, and americans did both, he was the kind of man to inspire those feelings. scalia must be counted as one of the most important supreme court justices in american history. >> and terry, when you go back through his opinions, where is the most sweeping victory? and the most searing defeat? >> reporter: you know, probably his biggest victory was on the second amendment. he campaigned for years. wrote the opinion that held that the second amendment is the individual right. the right to beaeaarms. that was in keeping with his notion that the federal government's power should be limited. some things are left to states, localities, and citizens. his biggest defeat, without question, abortion. he desperately wanted to
he was never able to. >> okay, terry moran, thanks very much. the battle now to who comes next. it's monumental. president obama says he'll make a successor. the senate says they won't let it happen. the battle lines drawn immediately. >> reporter: even before immediately, if that's possible, george. because ted cruz put out a statement that said the next president should be the one that replaces scalia before the supreme court officially confirmed that scalia was dead. mitch mcconnell put out a statement saying much the same thing, less than an hour after the court made the statement. these battle lines were drawn immediately. and in the debate last night, with the republican presidential candidates, all six of them agreed, saying that there is no way that barack obama should be allowed to name the replacement
president obama has made it perfectly clear he intends to move forward. the top of the list is sri srinivasan. he's someone the republicans like quite a bit. he's a former clerk to justice sandra day o'connor. in his current post on the d.c. court of appeals, he was con foirmed 97-0. not a single republican vote against him. george? >> this debate has just begun. >> it has. let's bring in abc news chief legal analyst dan abrams. good morning. >> good morning. >> a lot of names being floated as potential nominees by the president. these are people that have been confirmed by the united states senate. your argument is that this is different. >> there's a short list. a lot of them are court of appeals judges. who have gone through this process. they've gone to the senate. they've been confirmed. some people will say, wait a
this person or that person was confirmed with relatively little opposition. the rules are different. everything has changed now. two reasons. number one, the presidential campaign. number two you're talking about justice scalia. justice scalia's memory for conservatives is so important that this time, anything that happened in the past is not particularly relevant to what is going to happen now. point being, it's going to be nenely impossible for president obama to get through the senate almost anyone who has been on his short list. >> how does the court function with only eight justices? can they actually move forward on a lot of the cases in front of them, including cases on the union and abortion? >> yeah, and there are 4 to 4 decisions. the court often divided 5-4. some of the opinions, you'll now see 4-4.
effectively confirmed. so whatever the lower court decided previously stands. but, the supreme court then is not setting any precedent. meaning you can't cite that opinion in the future to say, a-ha, but the supreme court previously ruled x, y, or z. it remains effectively a local decision confirmed without a definitive opinion from the supreme court. the possibility of creating quite a mess for the court system. >> is there a precedent for the court having to muddle through down one justice? >> yeah. justices do recuse themselves in certain cases. they say, for example, relatively new to the court. i was involved in that case as a solicitor general or some other way. so i can't be involved. the susueme court does sometimes have 4 to 4 rulings. it's rare. the idea that you're talking a
decisions by a divided court is completely unprecedented. >> thank you, dan. >> he served for 30 years on the supreme court. some are calling him the most influential justice in recent memory. so for more on his legal legacy, we want to bring in veteran washington observer, cokie roberts, who join us us in pawley's island, south carolina. thank you for joining us this morning. >> hi, paula. good to be with you. >> first and foremost, how do you think justice scalia would want to be remembered? he had a legacy of being a constitutional purist. >> i think that is exactly how he would like to be remembered. as someone who cared desperately about the constitution and followed it to the letter by his lights. and did it with great intellect and some humor and sometimes, scathingly. and, in ways that really could take down the lawyers in the case or his colleagues on the court. remarkably, given all that, he was incredibly well liked.
thananyou. i know you were up late for the debate last night. thank you for joining us early this morning. >> paula and cokie, thank you both. speaking of the debate, that scalia news played a prominent role in the debate overnight. this debate quickly got nasty. >> right after the moment of silence for justice scalia. incredibly feisty. i don't think i have heard the word liar used so much in a single debate. let's go to tom llamas for more. >> reporter: that came from donald trump. on the defense all night. some of his biggest battles yet exploding on the debate stage. it shows you how many of the gop candidates want to put an end to the trump campaign. that wild gop debate started peaceful and respectful. the passing of antonin scalia fresh on the minds of the six remaining candidates. all agreeing that president obama shouldn't be thehe one to
a liberal justice. >> we're not going to give up the u.s. supreme court for a generation by allowing barack obama to make one more liberal appointee. >> reporter: then the real fight started. >> jeb is so wrong. jeb is absolutely so -- [ crowd booing ] >> reporter: donald trump booed loudly by the crowd during an openish -- epic clash with jeb bush about the bush family legacy. >> while donald trump was building a reality tv show, my brother was building a security apparatus to keep us safe. and i'm proud of what he did. and he's had the gall to go after -- >> the world trade center came down -- >> reporter: and in a rare move, marco rubio coming to jeb's defense. >> the world trade center came down because bill clinton didn't kill osama bin laden when he had the chance to kill him. >> reporter: trump tangling with ted cruz, accusing him of
the front-runner wouldn't be on the ballot in south carolina. >> that's a matter of principle. >> you're the single biggest liar. you're probably worse than jeb bush. you are the single biggest liar. this guy lied. let me tell you. he lied about ben carson when he took votot away from ben carson in iowa. and he just continues. >> reporter: dr. ben carson, refusing to join in on the exchanges. >> is that really what you want? what we just saw? i don't think so. >> reporter: and john kasich predicting who will ultimately gain from these brutal attacks. >> i think we're fixing to lose the election to hillary clinton if we don't stop this. >> reporter: now south carolina's republican primary is next saturday. this next week may be the most important for jeb bush. he's looking to revive his campaign. he'll get help from president george w. bush tomorrow on the trail. he'll likely face opposition from trump. who all week, not only does not ferkt, he does not forgive. a telling moment yesterday, george. jeb bush and donald trump didn't
>> they wept -- went at it so fiercely last night. last night, donald trump really for the first time in a debate, getting it from jeb bush and all sides. >> senator ted cruz, marco rubio. he was man on an island last night. a lot of conservative writers think last night republicans were trying to take trump out. >> thank you, tom llamas. >> he was getting it from the audience, too. the gloves came off and for more on the debate, we want to bring in abc news analyst matt dowd for his take. matt, first of all, as we just said, things got extremely ugly. there was a whole lot of name-calling. are the attacks helping the candidates? or are they doing irreparable damage to the gop brand? >> demolition derby is entertaining to watch. but after the derby is over, every car is damaged. i think republicans are fast approaching a time of how personal and how visceral and how much name-calling there is that this is not going to do anybody any good in the course of this. they all may survive. but over time, it's not going to be a benefit going into a
>> and matt, south carolina has the history of picking the nominee. last time was the exception. trump taking a chance last night by going after the bush family in south carolina. which is, you know, that family is loved in that state. >> well, as you know, george w. bush won the state after losing badly in new hampshire in 2000. that was basically his comeback. it put him back on the path to win the generaraelection. they're well-loved there. what would be interesting to me. donald trump attacked george w. bush last night. he attacked lindsey graham, a u.s. senator from south carolina. he got booed by the audience. if donald trump wins south carolina after all that, i think it's very difficult to stop him. if he's able to wiwisouth carolina in the midst of all that. >> right. but this is a guy who has shown over and over again that the normal rules of politics don't apply to him. that said, is there anybody you think came out well last night? jeb bush? marco rubio? kasich? >> well, i think, to me, i had two sort of folks that i thought were winners in the course of it. i think john kasich did.
the fight. tried to stay above it all. and i think he's gotten a lift from his second place finish in new hampshire. i thought he did well. i thought marco rubio, after his last awfululebate performance, where he got attacked by chris christie, i thought he came back and did well. i thought jeb did fine. if i were picking two people i thought won, it would be john kasich and marco rubio. >> thank you, matt. we want to remind you george has a big show this morning on "this week ts" with guests marco rubio and john kasich. and on the democratic side texas big winner in the new hampshire primary, bernie sanders. great to have you in studio. a huge story. >> everybody wanted to come on overnight. donald trump is going to join us. ted cruz is going to join us. this issue is so huge. all the candidates want to weigh in. >> it's an interesting time. george, thank you. go get ready for the show. have a great one. thank you for joining us. we appreciate it. >> sure. we want to turn to the dangerous cold in much of
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saturday at the age of 79. he was a staunch conservative. the longest serving justice on the current supreme court. his abrupt death setting off an immediate political battle about the future of the court and the country. >> and the news of scalia's passing provided a rare moment of agreement during saturday's gop debate. nearly all six candidates insisting president obama step aside and allow the next president to make
a replacement. only jeb bush said the president has every right to nominate a replacement. the president says he'll nominate scalia's replacement in due time. it will start a heated debate in the senate. >> we're heading into a contentious few months. we're focused on the scalia news this morning. but -- >> but we're also tracking the other stories and headlines. for that, as always, we turn to ron claiborne. >> hi, there. good morning.
we begin south of the border in mexico, where pope fronancis is set to perform sunday mass in one of the most dangerous cities. the pope's visit to ecatepec comes a day after an estimated 1 million people gathered in mexico city to greet him. he's urging the mexixin bishops to step up in the fight against the drug trade. and do more to help the poor. here in the u.s., interstate 78 is reopened in pennsylvania. after a deadly 50-car pileup on saturday. three people were killed. 46 others injured on that highway. 75 miles north of philadelphia. a snow squall moved through at the time. it's believed to have been a factor in that. in washington state, a bus packed with teenagers on a ski trip burst into flames. the middle school kids were headed to . baker. when the fire erupted. everyone escaped without injury. before that bus was consumed by flames. local troopers say an oil leak may have sparked the blaze. this video out of new zealand. a cliff comes crashing down into
the epicenter of the quake saturday was near the city of christchurch, which was devastated in 2011 by an earthquake that killed nearly 200 people there. the eagles of death metal will take their tour to paris this week for the first full concert there since the deadly terror attack last fall. on saturday, the group kicked off their rescheduled tour in stockholm, sweden. they were playing at the bataclan theater when terrorists stormed in killing dozens. they'll play in paris at another venue on tuesday. finally, brutal temperatures, biting winin. for some, the perfect conditions for an undie run. runners in washington, d.c., ditching the coats. all the cold weather gear. check that out. well, nearly nothing. this year's cupid's undie run. some runners said they could barely feel their legs. others said they put hand warmers in other strategic places. make up your own mind what that means.
>> their shoes, for example. the run raises money for the children's tumor foundation. at game time. at run time, temperatures, imagine this, were in the teens. running in your underwear in temperatures in the teens. >> no, thank you. >> that's why the hand warmers in strategic places. >> that's a special dedication. it's still not as cold as where indra is zplp she's. >> she's tough. >> but she's also not wearing a bikini. or a speedo. >> what is she not wearing? >> where are you going with this? >> she may have strategic hand warmers. >> we have -- i'm grateful for the layers i have on. the danger is real out here. you're talking about wind chills here in central park, 20 below. how towards boston as low as 40 below possible this morning. there is another threat looming out there. let's get to it. we h he the threat for anonoer storm. already developing into the midwest. we're talking about 2 to 4 inches of snow. another system in the south. watch as it's going to combine and cause a huge mess, in
snsn, ice, rain, and flooding. anywhere from the south, crawling up the entire eastern seaboard. you'll get a wintry mix, icing, heavy amounts of snow. and back on the backside, once it starts to warm up, the threat for flooding. plenty of snow and then plenty of rain. at least the temperatures are going up. a little piece of good news. >> that weather was brought to you by macy's. and when i said earlier i thought i was a little bit tougher than you. that's a lie. think i'm a lot tougher. just so you know. >> that is not true. >> i think you're definitely tougher than paula. i want to apologize for -- >> says mr. tough guy right here. >> for the guy who will be on the couch today in a sweat suit onesie for the remainder of the day.
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you can't stop me no the nba's top ballers are in toronto. for tonight's all-star game. there are ballers and shot callers there, paula. >> oh, whoa! >> do you know what that reference is? >> of course, i do. >> because you're both. a baller and a shot caller. speaking of which, future hall of famer kobe bryant. >> what are you laughing about? >> i'm going to agree, vigorously. >> kobe makes his record 19th and final all-star appearance before his retirement at the end of the season. jesse palmer tells us steph curry is taking center stage. >> reporter: from the court to the carpet. basketball's juggernauts of the west backing up superstar steph curry as they charge into battle
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with junior nba day. as curry and kevin durant took on some pint-sized players. other athletes paying it forward for nba cares. >> i'm happy to be representing the international players. >> reporter: while celebrities like anthony anderson, nick cannon, jason sudeikis, and kevin hart laced up. for the all-star-celeb game. >> do you smell that? it's called ben-gay. it's all over my body.
i lathered in it. >> reporter: facing off against the canadian stars and their coach, drake. >> i'm coming in with an attitude of champion. why? because i am champion. >> reporter: athletes playing hard, too. shaq hanging out at the bounce vip lounge at the maxim party. but tonight is the main event. i sat down with curry ahead of the game. there's one thing he's confident about. you think you're the best player in the nba? >> i think that -- yes. by the way, that's my mentality, my focus, my motivation when i go out there.
myself versus other current guys. anything like that. it's just my mind set when i'm out there, anything i want to do, you to -- you have to have the confidence that you can go out and execute, play well. be the best in the league. >> reporter: for "good morning america," jesse palmer, abc news, toronto. >> steph curry with the shot. i -- i agree with him. i think he is the best player. a little bitter than l.b.j. >> in his defense, he said yes, but -- >> but that's his mentality. >> you have to own that to play to that level. that's different than saying -- >> that was the approach that you used at volleyball? >> yes, every time i hit the court, i was like, yes, i'm the best one out there. >> dan is the best meditator. he gets fierce. don't miss jesse's full exclusive one on one with steph curry. it's going to be tomorrow right here on "good morning america." next saturday night, watch two of the nba's best. the golden state warriors and l.a. clippers go head to head
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i know you're my financial advisor, but are you gonna bring up that stock again? well you need to think about selling some of it. my dad gave me those shares, you know. he ran that company. i get it. but you know i think you own too much. gotta manage your risk. and you've gotta switch to decaf. an honest opinion, even if you disagree. with 13,000 financial advisors, it's how edward jones makes sense of investing. to the used car buyer who's worried about getting taken for a ride...
>> yes. love is all about compatibility. it makes sense it applies to your tastes on the tube. netflix took a look at the role a streaming service plays in a relationship. in the dating phase, 58% of people have added tv shows to their dating profiles to attract a potential love interest. it's very important. >> it's imperative. >> i can feel out a person based on what they watch on tv. in the getting serious stage, 25% have found someone more attractive based on the shows they watch. in the committed stage, 51% say sharing their password is a sign of a serious relationship. but 17% want a ring on it before divulging that information. you should never share passwords any way. i think what you watch on tv -- max and i fell in love over watching "breaking bad." >> really? >> that was how our relationship played out. it sounds weird.
compatible when i found out we both loved "anchorman." >> we like comedies. >> meth played such an important part of your relationship. >> meth and violence. um, el pollo loco. >> ron and i bonded over our shared love of c-span. >> that's so nerdy. >> yeah. >> that's the point. >> yes. >> that's why it never worked out with either of you. so you're telling me there's a chance. if staying home is your perfect idea of a valentine's date, here's a list of all-time comedy favorites. a big fat opa to "my big fat greek wedding." written by and starring nia vardalos. the long-awaited sequel set for next month. and another sequel i can't wait for "bridget jones' diary." because now she's having a baby. are you -- >> that's the third one, right? >> yes. i've watched them over and over. >> yeah? >> yeah. with speculation on bridget jones' baby. being released in september.
"cinderella story." i would add to that, any nicholas sparks movie. i was home the other day. i watched "dear john." "t notebook." i started texting my husband. i said, i'm watching mow ran tick comedies. >> the worst day ever. >> he said, i wish i was there. >> did he say that? >> i think it was just lip service. >> i know the day is going to go poorly if my wife goes, baby, i want to watch "the notebook." >> it's a bold move. anyone at home. if you offer to watch "the notebook" with a woman, done and done. >> we're yours. >> forever. >> c-span. >> stop it. you don't watch c-span. if you haven't gotten your sweetie a gift, it's jibjab to the rescue. example? ron? i know we don't always see eye to eye. but to show you how i really feel, look at this video i made
i got you babe i got you babe >> oh, sara. so nice. >> and that's how you dance, with a headband and a lot of hair. >> i like the pearls. >> you knew about that? >> i mean. look at that. i have bangs. and if sonny and cher are not your style, there's a lot of others to choose from. that's how dan and i envision love playing out. kind of woodstock style. >> we kind of averaged out between us. oh. i just spilled my ice cream. we have to get to ice cream. this is my favorite part. for all you singles, dairy queen is thinking of you. they created a treat called the singles blizzard. soft serve ice cream. fudge, peanut butter cups, salted caramel truffles. the xaep says be single and proud this valentine's day, which i love. >> yes. >> goodies all the way around for all of you. happy valentine's day. >> i love you, ron.
i love you guys. good morning, america. alongside jonathan coachman, i'm max bretos. saturday night in toronto. nba all-star, dunk competition. three-point shootout. the dunk competition. sometimes lies in the shadow on this saturday. but not on this night. two men. first aaron gordon of the magic, using the team's mascot. stuff the magic dragon with a dunk from the heavens. but lavine, classic one-upmanship. lavine wins the dunk contest for a second year running. what about the three-point shootout? the defending champion, steph curry, trying to make it two wins in a row. good total in the finals. he had 23. then teammate, splash brother,
made his entire final rack of money balls. and he would score 27. for the second straight year, a golden state warrior is your champ. what about the game of the day in college basketball? buddy heal, first time against kansas back if january, he had 46. this game was about devante graham of k.u. time winding down. isaiah cousins cannot tie the game. kansas now tied with west virginia at the top of the big 12. that's going to do it for us now. he's max. i'm the coach. it's an all-star sunday. enjoy the game from toronto tonight.
successor. >> it's up to mitch mcconnell and everybody else to stop it. it's called delay, delay, delay. >> as both sides dig in, will the presidential election become a referendum on the court. plus, trump targeted in the nastiest debate yet. the billionaire businessman under fire. >> i am sick and tired of him going after my family. >> and, firing back. >> it's a price pal. >> you're the single biggest liar. >> this morning, trump, cruz, rubio, kasich, all here live. from abc news, it's "this week." here now, chief anchor george stephanopoulos. >> the news that supreme court scalia has died swept across the country saturday afternoon. his powerful pen made him a movement.