Mcconnell Ill Fill A Potential Supreme Court Vacancy During 2020

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The American people should have a voice in the selection of their next Supreme Court Justice. McConnell had previously refused to rule out filling a Supreme Court vacancy if one should occur in 2020. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has said he would work to have President Trump fill a Supreme Court vacancy if there happens to be one during the 2020 election CNN reports. At a Kentucky luncheon Tuesday McConnell reportedly said the judiciary branch was the best way to have a long lasting positive impact because everything else changes. Speaking at a luncheon held by the Paducah Chamber of Commerce McConnell was asked if he would still abide by the rule that a Supreme Court vacancy should not be filled during a presidential election year. As the report noted McConnell took a sip from what appeared to be iced tea and smiled. The American people should have a voice in the selection of their next Supreme Court Justice McConnell said. the senator had previously balked at questions regarding a hypothetical scotus vacancy during the upcoming campaign. Or it could mean that the Senate Majority Leader once called the gravedigger of American democracy is simply happy to adhere to norms when it is politically convenient. senate majority leader mitch mcconnell made clear what would happen if a supreme court vacancy should materialize in the midst of the 2020 election season

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