Senators on Supreme Court Justice Nomination

Senators responded to an announcement by Republican leaders that the Judiciary Committee would not hold hearings if President Obama were to… read more

Senators responded to an announcement by Republican leaders that the Judiciary Committee would not hold hearings if President Obama were to submit a Supreme Court nominee. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) had said that the Senate would wait until after the next president picked a nominee. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) paid tribute to the late Justice Scalia and then summed up the official Republican position about choosing a successor. Later Senators Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) objected on constitutional grounds. close

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Senators on Supreme Court Justice Nomination

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Program ID:
405181-6
Category:
Senate Highlight
Format:
Senate Highlight
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 23, 2016 | 11:57pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Feb 24, 2016 | 4:16am EST | C-SPAN 2

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  • Feb 23, 2016 | 11:57pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 24, 2016 | 4:16am EST | C-SPAN 2
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