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Republicans Hurt Themselves With Obstruction on Judge Garland
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Republicans Hurt Themselves With Obstruction on Judge Garland

Angela Maria Kelley discusses Senate Republican's obstruction of Judge Merrick Garland's nomination for the U.S. Supreme Court.

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  • Angela Maria Kelley

Recently, Donald Trump became the presumptive nominee of the Republican Party and the reaction by some GOP establishment leaders was not about the election but about the Supreme Court. Almost immediately, some of the most conservative pundits and some Republican elected officials began calling on their Senate Republican brethren to bring up the nomination of Merrick Garland and confirm him without delay.

Why the reaction? Because some conservatives, like writers at the well-known blog RedState, may be worried about the prospect of losing the presidential election, it is also likely they are finally hearing the calls of voters across the country.

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Angela Maria Kelley

Executive Director, Center for American Progress Action Fund; Senior Vice President, Center for American Progress