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Susan Collins says Senate should not vote on SCOTUS nomination before election

1 month ago   |   By Politico

Sen. Susan Collins said on Saturday that the Senate should not vote on the nomination of a new Supreme Court Justice before the Nov. 3 election, arguing the nominee should be chosen by whoever wins the presidency.
“In fairness to the American people, who will either be re-electing the President or selecting a new one, the decision on a lifetime appointment to the Supreme Court should be made by the President who is elected on November 3rd,” Collins said in a statement.
The Maine Republican, who faces a tough reelection, added that Trump has the “constitutional authority” to nominate a...
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Sen. Collins issues statement on Supreme Court vacancy

Sen. Collins issues statement on Supreme Court vacancy

1 month ago   |   By WTAE

Sen. Susan Collins, a Republican from Maine, says the president who is elected in November should decide the next nominee for Supreme Court.
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Susan Collins says the president elected on November 3 should be the one to pick the next Supreme Court justice

Susan Collins says the president elected on November 3 should be the one to pick the next Supreme Court justice

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

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Sen. Susan Collins of Maine, one of the most vulnerable Republicans facing re-election in the Senate, said in a statement on Saturday that she didn't believe the Senate should vote on a Supreme Court nominee before the November 3 presidential election.
But Collins' statement stopped short of a refusal to vote on a nominee before the election, merely saying she believed it would be most fair to wait.
"In order for the American people to have faith in their elected officials, we must act fairly and consistently - no matter which political party is in power," Collins'...
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GOP's Collins Says Court Pick Should Be Left to Nov. 3 Winner

GOP's Collins Says Court Pick Should Be Left to Nov. 3 Winner

1 month ago   |   By Bloomberg

Maine Senator Susan Collins became the first Republican to break ranks with GOP leadership and President Donald Trump to say the next Supreme Court nominee should be selected by whoever is elected president on Nov. 3.
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U.S. Senate should not vote on Supreme Court nominee before election -Collins

1 month ago   |   By National Post

WASHINGTON - Republican U.S. Senator Susan Collins said on Saturday the U.S. Senate should not fill a vacancy on the Supreme Court until after the Nov. 3 presidential election, and the winner of that race should pick the nominee.
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