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September 18th, 2012
12:04 PM ET

CNN's Jeffrey Toobin's book reveals never-heard-before details of the relationship between Obama and the Supreme Court

In his new book entitled, "The Oath: The Obama White House And The Supreme Court," CNN senior legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin reveals never-heard-before details of the relationship between the president and the supreme court.

This morning on "Early Start," Toobin shares information from his book regarding Chief Justice John Roberts' flub during Obama's nauguration. Toobin explains, John Roberts "prepared a version of the oath marking off where the breaks would be and his assistant emailed that to the secretary at the congressional inaugural committee. That secretary never opened the attachment and never forwarded it to Obama's office."

Toobin's book also takes a closer look at what he calls the current competing visions of president Obama and Chief Justice Roberts. Toobin argues that there is an ideological battle between Obama and Chief Justice John Roberts concluding that one believes in change and the other believes in stability.


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