Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska said that she would not vote to confirm a new Supreme Court Justice until after Inauguration Day.
— Liz Ruskin (@lruskin) September 18, 2020
If three more Republicans refuse to vote for a new Supreme Court Justice until after a new president takes office, Mitch McConnell will not have the votes to ram through a replacement for the deceased Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
For those who think that it is a done deal that McConnell and Trump will be able to ram through a nominee, it might not be that easy. Mitch McConnell’s Senate majority is in dire shape, and if a senator like Mitt Romney along with potentially Susan Collins who may try to save her Senate seat with a last-ditch moderate stance, Democrats would need just one more Rachel Maddow and MSNBC group. Follow and Like PoliticusUSA on Facebook“>vote for decency.
Lisa Murkowski is a no on confirming a new Supreme Court justice before Election Day. The question is, are there three more Senate Republicans who will follow her lead?
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Mr. Easley is the founder/managing editor, who is White House Press Pool, and a Congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. His graduate work focused on public policy, with a specialization in social reform movements.
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