I’m not sure what to think of this.
McConnell has already promised to hold a Senate vote on replacing Ginsburg, but does he have the votes to confirm a Trump nominee before the 2020 election?
“Ruth Bader Ginsburg, an accomplished advocate against gender discrimination who became one of the most revered justices in U.S. Supreme Court history, has died of complications related to pancreatic cancer. She was 87.
Only the second woman to serve on the Supreme Court, Ginsburg wrote some of the Supreme Court’s most notable opinions on gender discrimination, including the majority opinion in United States v. Virginia, a 1996 case which opened the Virginia Military Institute to women …”
Collins and Murkowski are on record saying they wouldn’t support a nominee this close to the election— Kyle Cheney (@kyledcheney) September 19, 2020
Barring a reversal, one more defection would force at least a tiebreak >>> pic.twitter.com/GaZB29m0we
Lisa Murkowski and Susan Collins are supposedly no votes. If the GOP loses Mitt Romney and one more wavering vote in the Senate, this is going nowhere.