“Supreme Court Fight: Quarter of Republican Senators Now Back Meetings for Merrick Garland”


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“Trump’s White Nationalist Backers Attack Merrick Garland For Being Jewish”


MEDIA MATTERS

White nationalist media figures are launching anti-Semitic attacks against Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland, calling him "a Jewish supremacist" and lamenting that the country can't survive a "Minority-Dominated Supreme Court" that "basically gives Jews total veto."
White nationalist media figures are launching anti-Semitic attacks against Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland, calling him “a Jewish supremacist” and lamenting that the country can’t survive a “Minority-Dominated Supreme Court” that “basically gives Jews total veto.”

“6 Quotes From Senate Republicans About Merrick Garland That Are Really Awkward Now”


THINK PROGRESS

Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT), who called Merrick Garland "highly qualified," in 1997
Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT), who called Merrick Garland “highly qualified,” in 1997

See the Republicans who are blocking the American people President Obama’s SCOTUS nominee


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Millions of American voters elected Barack Obama to serve two terms representing their interests and will.  An important part of serving the American people is nominating replacements for open seats on the U.S. Supreme Court.  Recently we lost Justice Antonin Scalia leaving a seat open.  Today President Obama nominated Chief Judge Merrick  Garland to be a justice on the Supreme Court. “Garland is the chief judge for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, appointed by President Bill Clinton in 1997. A former clerk for Justice William Brennan, he’s served in private practice and at the Justice Department.

Garland, 63, was confirmed by a 76-23 vote. Obama previously considered him for the seats that ultimately went to Justices Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan.”

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