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The Threat of SCOTUS Restructuring
January 2, 2021 Local Politics,RNHA News Articles Skyler Blalock

In 2016, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer threatened to filibuster any Supreme Court nominee, who is not ” mainstream. This threat came after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell blocked then-President Barak Obama from nominating a new justice to replace the late Antonin Scalia. Since 2016, Democrats have opposed every Supreme Court nominee from the Trump
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What You Need to Know |President Trump is Following Historical Precedent To Fill Supreme Court Vacancy
September 29, 2020 Trump,White House RNHA NEWS

The President’s action to fill the Supreme Court vacancy during an election year follows historical precedent going back more than 200 years. In 15 instances in history, a Supreme Court vacancy has arisen during an election year and the President has put forward a nominee during that same year. When the Senate has been controlled
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