Trump to Senate: Vote ‘Without Delay’ on His High Court Pick
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell vowed hours after Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died to call a vote for whomever the U.S. president nominated.
- Published 19 September 2020
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WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Saturday urged the Republican-run Senate to consider “without delay” his upcoming nomination to fill the Supreme Court seat vacated by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg just six weeks before the election. The White House was making preparations to select a nominee for the seat held by Ginsburg, who spent her final years on the bench as the unquestioned leader of the court’s liberal wing. Senate Majority Leader…