Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR) just came forward on national television. He confirmed a major Supreme Court bombshell and the corridors of power in Washington are in a state of panic. It was him all along.
“We will be thorough and deliberate and careful, just as we were with nominations of Justice Gorsuch and Justice Kavanaugh,” said Cotton during an interview with Fox News’ Chris Wallace. “We will move forward without delay.”
Cotton, a rising Republican star, spoke at length with Wallace about the eventual replacement for the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg — who served as an associate justice of the Supreme Court for 17 years until her death last week.
As Cotton noted, the Senate plans to move forward with vetting a replacement for Ginsburg — in spite of the cries from Democrats. President Donald Trump has a right to nominate a candidate; the Senate has a right to confirm or reject one.
Wallace proceeded to ask about a timetable. “Does that mean that there will be a vote to confirm before the election?” he asked. “Chris, there will be a vote,” responded Cotton, who noted that the process for Ginsburg “took less than 44 days.”
“So it’s too soon to say right now,” Cotton continued. “But we will move forward without delay.” Since the interview, reports have surfaced that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell may have locked down the votes. Get ready for the fireworks.
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