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(Worthy News) - Senate Democratic leaders pulled a page from the GOP playbook Thursday, quickly proclaiming they'd oppose all of President Trump’s nominees to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy until after the midterms.
“I can tell you we’re four months away from an election where the American people will decide the majority in the United States Senate,” said Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin, D-Ill. “Following the tortured logic of Mitch McConnell, let’s let the American people speak.”
There shouldn’t be a vote on any nominee, Democrats said, until voters have had a say in the November election, which could determine control of the Senate. Though Senate Democratic leaders, most of their caucus, and the party’s restless base are eager to rumble with Republicans over the vacancy, they have no tools to block Trump’s pick. [ Source: Washington Examiner (Read More...) ]
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