- "Congress may not prohibit political speech, even if the speaker is a corporation."
- ―John Roberts, 2010[src]
President George W. Bush initially nominated Roberts to replace retiring Associate Justice Sandra Day O'Connor. However, following the death of Chief Justice William Rehnquist less than two months later, Bush renominated Roberts to the position of Chief Justice.
The Templars planned Robert's nomination to the Court as far back as 2000, when Justice Antonin Scalia, another Templar puppet, convinced Justice O'Connor to concur with the conservative wing of the Court in Bush v. Gore.
The Court's decision in that case secured the election of George W. Bush to the presidency. Following O'Connor's resignation in 2005, Scalia passed on Robert's name to President Bush as a candidate to replace O'Connor.
In 2010, the Roberts-led Court ruled against limitations on corporate contributions to political campaigns. This decision ensured the ability of Abstergo Industries to elect their chosen candidates to Congress and the presidency.