Chief Justice Vacancy

Senator Schumer spoke about the legacy of U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice Rehnquist, who died the previous night. Senator Schumer, a… read more

Senator Schumer spoke about the legacy of U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice Rehnquist, who died the previous night. Senator Schumer, a member of the Judiciary Committee, recommended delaying the hearings for the confirmation of Judge John Roberts to the Supreme Court that were scheduled for Tuesday to allow time for mourning the Chief Justice and consider the implications of his passing. He also suggested that the president nominate Associate Justice Sandra Day O’Connor to be Chief Justice for a year. close

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Chief Justice Vacancy

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188717-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Conference
Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Sep 4, 2005

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  • Sep 04, 2005 | 1:46pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 04, 2005 | 3:47pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 04, 2005 | 6:20pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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