Democrats are reeling after a notice just dropped about a Supreme Court vacancy. They’ve lost again, and President Trump is pleased.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), speaking at a local Chamber of Commerce meeting in Kentucky, responded to a question about what he’d do if a vacancy occurred during the 2020 election.
“Oh, we’d fill it,” he said. “What can’t be undone is a lifetime appointment to a young man or woman who believes in the quaint notion that the job of a judge is to follow the law.”
He continued by saying that confirming Trump’s Supreme Court nominees has been “the most important thing we’ve done for the country which cannot be undone.”
Democrats, of course, were immediately outraged by McConnell’s promise and brought up the controversy surrounding Obama’s election-year nominee,
“McConnell lives for GOP judges because he knows the GOP agenda is so radical and unpopular they can only achieve it in courts,” tweeted Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY). Boo hoo, Chuck.
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