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McConnell says he'd confirm Supreme Court justice in election year

4 monthes ago   |   By NBC News

The comment, however, diverges from his decision in 2016 to not consider President Obama's Supreme Court nomination of Merrick Garland following the sudden death of Justice Antonin Scalia earlier that year.
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McConnell Has New Position on High Court Vacancies

McConnell Has New Position on High Court Vacancies

4 monthes ago   |   By Newser

If a vacancy opens up on the Supreme Court next year during the presidential campaign, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he'll try to win confirmation for President Trump's nominee. During the last campaign, McConnell blocked confirmation for Merrick Garland, who was nominated by President Obama. On Tuesday, CNN reports,...
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Merrick Who? McConnell Says He'd Totally Fill Another SCOTUS Seat in 2020

4 monthes ago   |   By Vanity Fair

McConnell refused to block Obama's Supreme Court nominee during an election year. But for a 2020 vacancy? “Oh, we'd fill it.”
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McConnell Says He'd Confirm an Election-Year Trump Supreme Court Nominee Because He's a Republican and Obama Wasn't

4 monthes ago   |   By Slate

"Oh, we'd fill it," McConnell announced with a smile.
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Pete Sessions subpoenaed over links to Rudy Giuliani, arrested associates

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