The Democrat said: ‘I want to tell you Gorsuch, I want to tell you Kavanaugh, you have released the whirlwind and you will pay the price.
‘You will not know what hit you if you go forward with these awful decisions.’
That earned a rare public statement from Roberts.
‘Justices know that criticism comes with the territory, but threatening statements of this sort from the highest level of government are not only inappropriate, they are dangerous,’ he said in a statement released late in the afternoon.
‘All members of the Court will continue to do their job, without fear or favor, from whatever quarter.’