McConnell Says He’s Open to Supreme Court Nomination in 2020

"We'll see if there is a vacancy in 2020," said Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky.

  • Published 8 October 2018

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate’s majority leader, insisting his chamber won’t be irreparably damaged by the bitter fight over new Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, is signaling he’s willing to take up another high court nomination in the 2020 presidential election season should another vacancy arise. “We’ll see if there is a vacancy in 2020,” said Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky. Heading into pivotal midterm elections, McConnell tried to distinguish between President Donald Trump’s nomination of… Read at AP News