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.”

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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.

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