Who's a hypocrite? GOP, Dems debate past comments on court

Grant Boone
September 23, 2020

"I probably agree with the politics of the person that he wants to have on the court - but I hate lying". Weve got the votes to confirm Justice Ginsburgs replacement before the election. Trump said he would announce his nominee Saturday, and Senate Republicans appear to be giving him enough support to move forward with the nomination, which will require a committee hearing and subsequent vote by the full Senate before it's finalized. At the time, Trump told confidants he was "saving" Barrett for Ginsburg's seat. Weve got the votes to confirm the justice on the floor of the Senate before the election and thats whats coming.

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To the editor: I find it hard to believe that in this day and age, I read that a senator, Republican Josh Hawley of Missouri, would vote only for a Supreme Court nominee who promises to overturn Roe vs. Wade.

"She is absolutely brilliant", said Helgi Walker, a partner at the Gibson Dunn law firm who also served as a Thomas law clerk and as an associate White House counsel to Bush.

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, has said that voters should speak first, on Election Day, and the victor of the White House should fill the vacancy.

Trump met with Barrett at the White House on Monday and has said he might meet with Lagoa in Florida later this week.

Said Henderson: "We were in the meeting on Monday night in D.C., and I told them, I said, 'Look, we need to go into the courts of Heaven right now while we're on-site in D.C., and we need to shut the mouth of the lion, judicially".

GOP leaders likely will decide during a lunch meeting Tuesday on timing for a confirmation vote.

He said Trump's nominee is "sure to be the most controversial and partisan Supreme Court nomination".

The president also indicated that Allison Jones Rushing, a 38-year-old appellate judge from North Carolina, is on his short list. "They say it's the most important thing a president can do".

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Mahomes was 18 of 25 for 222 yards and a touchdown on the final four drives, which resulted in a TD and three field goals. Reigning Super Bowl champions the Chiefs needed overtime to see off the Los Angeles Chargers 23-20 in Week 2.

The mounting clash over the vacant seat - when to fill it and with whom - injects new turbulence in the presidential campaign with the nation still reeling from the coronavirus pandemic that has killed almost 200,000 Americans, left millions unemployed and heightened partisan tensions and anger.

Now, the roles are reversed, with Democrats saying the vacant seat should be held open until at least after the presidential election while Republicans are bulldozing ahead.

Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer took to the Senate floor Monday to remind McConnell of his own words hours after the February 2016 death of conservative Justice Antonin Scalia.

Justice Ginsburg, 87, died on Friday of metastatic pancreatic cancer.

Senator Romney's announcement made it even more unlikely that Democrats will be able to block Senate confirmation of Mr Trump's third appointment to the nine-member court.

She will lie in state at the US Capitol this week, the first woman ever accorded that honour. He is also reportedly confident that she "won't be wobbly" on major conservative issues including abortion, gun rights and health care.

"Let the people speak". First, her casket is to be on view midweek on the steps of the high court.

At a Trump rally later Monday in OH, people chanted, "Fill the seat!" "Cool the flames that have engulfed our country".

Some Democrats have floated a second impeachment vote in the House of Representatives, which would force the Senate to hold another trial, or holding back government funding that is due to expire on September 30, but congressional leaders have downplayed those possibilities.

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