MITCH MCCONNELL: Supreme Court Vacancy Should be Filled AFTER Election

Screen Shot 2016-02-14 at 10.39.34 AMNo arguments there, Mitch. Who would you like to see take the seat?

By Mike Flynn

Senate Republican Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) said Saturday that a replacement for deceased Justice Antonin Scalia should not be confirmed until a new President is elected and in office.

“The American people‎ should have a voice in the selection of their next Supreme Court Justice,” McConnell said in a statement. “Therefore, this vacancy should not be filled until we have a new President.”

Justice Scalia died Saturday in Texas. He was appointed to the Supreme Court in 1986 by President Ronald Reagan. At the time of his death, he was the longest-serving member of the Court.

Read more: Breitbart

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