Baier falsely claims Sotomayor said "a white male was not as qualified as a Latina woman to make legal decisions"

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In fact, Sotomayor stated during a 2001 speech, "I would hope that a wise Latina woman with the richness of her experiences would more often than not reach a better conclusion than a white male who hasn't lived that life," while specifically discussing the importance of judicial diversity in determining "race and sex discrimination cases."

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Special Report with Bret Baier
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