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(Worthy News) - For Senate Republicans, the rejection of President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, could foment a political disaster in the midterm elections.
The conservative grassroots base is cheering Kavanaugh’s selection to succeed retiring Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy; they expect the Republican controlled Senate to seal his confirmation before Election Day. Failure to deliver on this vital issue to the GOP base could depress voter turnout and jeopardize the party’s congressional majorities.
“If anybody defected it could have a chilling effect on base enthusiasm,” said a Republican strategist active in Senate races. “It’s hard to imagine we’ll reach our turnout goals if Republican voters spend the fall doubting the value of the Senate majority.” [ Source: Washington Examiner (Read More...) ]
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