Democrats are saying that Senate Republicans have to hold off on letting Trump appoint a new Supreme Court justice until after the election this fall. They are using this argument because that’s what Republicans said about Obama’s attempt to appoint Merrick Garland before the 2016 presidential election.
But that argument doesn’t work, and here’s why. Republicans allowed the appointment of Justice Elana Kagan right before the 2010 midterm election.
There is a world of difference between a midterm election and a presidential election. Democrats know their approach is dishonest but they’ve got nothing else.
Here’s a report from CNBC:
Key Democrats urge McConnell to wait until after midterms to confirm a Supreme Court justice, citing his blockage of Merrick Garland
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