Wow! Mcconnell vows to vote on nominee!

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You go, Mitch!

No reason to not replace her now.


McConnell: Trump's Supreme Court nominee 'will receive a vote on the floor of the United States Senate'


Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said unequivocally Friday night that President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee to fill the vacancy of late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg “will receive a vote on the floor of the United States Senate.”

Ginsburg, 87, died Friday from complications surrounding metastatic pancreas cancer.

“The Senate and the nation mourn the sudden passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the conclusion of her extraordinary American life,” McConnell said in a statement Friday.

“In the last midterm election before Justice Scalia’s death in 2016, Americans elected a Republican Senate majority because we pledged to check and balance the last days of a lame-duck president’s second term. We kept our promise,” McConnell continued. “Since the 1880s, no Senate has confirmed an opposite-party president’s Supreme Court nominee in a presidential election year.”

McConnell added that “by contrast, Americans reelected our majority in 2016 and expanded it in 2018 because we pledged to work with President Trump and support his agenda, particularly his outstanding appointments to the federal judiciary.”

“Once again, we will keep our promise,” he said. “President Trump’s nominee will receive a vote on the floor of the United States Senate.”

SUPREME COURT JUSTICE RUTH BADER GINSBURG DIES AT 87

In May 2019, McConnell, R-Ky., made clear that should a vacancy materialize in the midst of the 2020 election cycle, the GOP-majority Senate would likely “fill it.”
McConnell’s comments last year were met with criticism from Democrats who accused him of hypocrisy, based on the treatment of former President Barack Obamas Supreme Court nominee and D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals chief Judge Merrick Garland.

Obama nominated Garland to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia, who passed away in 2016, but McConnell and Senate Republicans refused to hold a hearing or vote on his nomination, citing the imminent 2016 presidential election.

Speaking to Fox News last year, McConnell suggested his stance was not hypocritical -- because in 2020, Republicans would control both the White House and the Senate, unlike Democrats in 2016, who controlled only the White House.
Let’s not forget Mitch BLOCKED the senate from even having a vote on Garland even though it was blatantly unconstitutional. I’m sure republicans are thrilled at Ginsburg’s passing. Them winning is all that matters to them.

Oh and also don’t forget Mitch’s blatant hypocrisy about election years and voting on judges. He’s a sociopath without any principles.

You are an idiot.....it was perfectly constitutional, you moron....the Constitution does not say the Senate is a rubber stamp for Presidential nominees...it says advice and consent....they have the power to deny the nominee if they want....that is how the founders separated powers to diminish the acquisition of power by any one branch....you doofus.
So theoretically, the Senate could never appoint another justice or judge...ever in your world right?

There is a difference between denying a nominee--voting them down---and not having a vote at all.

Yep........that is how it was designed, it was a check on Presidential and Court power.......there is no difference....the Senate was given that power for a reason.
The Senate gave no Advise and Consent, as the Constitution dictates? So how was what Mitch did to nominee Garland, constitutional?

The Constitution doesn't say the consent is by taking a vote....not taking a vote is showing they do not consent to the nomination.
Maybe,

I can see that perhaps being the case...

but they never went through the Advice/Advise part, which are the hearings, before the consent part?? Seems back assward?
And again, the Constitution does not state what form "Advise," is supposed to take.......and telling the President we don't want that guy and we aren't voting for him is pretty much advising him his pick isn't getting consent.....

If obama had put up a real justice pick they would have consented without a problem....but he didn't.
Are you nuts?

Garland was a superb pick! Why do you think McConnell held out on hearings and a vote?

Because there were several Republicans in the Senate that would have voted for Garland, and he would have been confirmed, with the Republican support to break the filibuster.

That's the only reason Mitch did not even bring him up for hearings.

No...he would have been another left wing activist wearing robes.....

Sure, weak Republicans may have voted for him with the stupid "Reaching Across the aisle" bull crap....but keeping him off the bench was a great thing.......
 

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He's gonna have neither the time, NOR the votes. Collins and Romney already have said they won't confirm. There are another 6-8 in extremely tight races. Lil Lindsey for one!


Yeah...tight race....do you think Graham wants to piss off Trump voters?
 

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He's gonna have neither the time, NOR the votes. Collins and Romney already have said they won't confirm. There are another 6-8 in extremely tight races. Lil Lindsey for one!

Yeah...tight race....do you think Graham wants to piss off Trump voters?
That is actually an interesting point. Happens on occasion with you concerning everything but guns and the NRA.

Dunno man, Lil Lindsey would definitely piss off Rump voters if he did what he said he would do in this situation. But he would also energize voters for Jamie Harrison - And what a GREAT campaign ad my video will make for Harrison during a pick 'em contest!

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He's gonna have neither the time, NOR the votes. Collins and Romney already have said they won't confirm. There are another 6-8 in extremely tight races. Lil Lindsey for one!

Yeah...tight race....do you think Graham wants to piss off Trump voters?
That is actually an interesting point. Happens on occasion with you concerning everything but guns and the NRA.

Dunno man, Lil Lindsey would definitely piss off Rump voters if he did what he said he would do in this situation. But he would also energize voters for Jamie Harrison - And what a GREAT campaign ad my video will make for Harrison during a pick 'em contest!

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He stands a better chance keeping Trump voters happy......
 

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He's gonna have neither the time, NOR the votes. Collins and Romney already have said they won't confirm. There are another 6-8 in extremely tight races. Lil Lindsey for one!

Yeah...tight race....do you think Graham wants to piss off Trump voters?
That is actually an interesting point. Happens on occasion with you concerning everything but guns and the NRA.

Dunno man, Lil Lindsey would definitely piss off Rump voters if he did what he said he would do in this situation. But he would also energize voters for Jamie Harrison - And what a GREAT campaign ad my video will make for Harrison during a pick 'em contest!

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He stands a better chance keeping Trump voters happy......
Flip of the coin I'd wager. Either way, the little drama queen butthole is in bigly trouble!
 

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He really has no choice politically. If he doesn't put a butt in that seat, the Democrats probably take the Senate because clearly that is the prize. They may take it anyway but instead of academic ideas about what a Democratic Controlled Senate would do...it would be you elect this...you get that or you get 4 years of "no" if the blob wins. The hypocrisy may cost R's the senate but he'll keep his seat. He may lose that if he were to not be a hypocrite.
This will motivate every voter to get out and vote. Suspect they will have control of Supreme Court, but not likely to win the Presidency or keep the Senate.
Who?

What if Trump says "let's wait until after the election"? That is going to ensure they ALL vote. Even the RINOS will be cornered.

If Trump does it before, he chooses a woman and gains more female votes. He's in a win/win situation.
Voters will look at it as a complete betrayal by MCConnell, who said 10 months before election is too close before an election to make such a decision. They will take it out on Senate Republicans and on trump.
If by voters you mean the radical left then yes, I agree.
Otherwise most common folk are gonna look at all the shit going on in our nation right now, mostly caused by democrats and rectify that first.
 
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He really has no choice politically. If he doesn't put a butt in that seat, the Democrats probably take the Senate because clearly that is the prize. They may take it anyway but instead of academic ideas about what a Democratic Controlled Senate would do...it would be you elect this...you get that or you get 4 years of "no" if the blob wins. The hypocrisy may cost R's the senate but he'll keep his seat. He may lose that if he were to not be a hypocrite.
This will motivate every voter to get out and vote. Suspect they will have control of Supreme Court, but not likely to win the Presidency or keep the Senate.
Who?

What if Trump says "let's wait until after the election"? That is going to ensure they ALL vote. Even the RINOS will be cornered.

If Trump does it before, he chooses a woman and gains more female votes. He's in a win/win situation.
Voters will look at it as a complete betrayal by MCConnell, who said 10 months before election is too close before an election to make such a decision. They will take it out on Senate Republicans and on trump.
It won't flip anyone....

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Yet just a few short years ago

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday flatly rejected any person President Barack Obama nominates to the Supreme Court following the death of Justice Antonin Scalia, saying the voters should decide.

If the Communists had been in a majority that would have been different.

The Americans hold the Senate, so they get to decide, the Communists can go fuck themselves.
So anybody who doesn't fit your ideology is not an American..got it.
If you support socialism and don't like the Constitution, you are not American.
 

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"The American people‎ should have a voice in the selection of their next Supreme Court Justice. Therefore, this vacancy should not be filled until we have a new President," McConnell said in a statement hours after Scalia died in February 2016. - Mitch McConnell
You do when you elect your president and your senate stupid. What do you think a republic is anyway?
 

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ammo is already sold out. i got several hundred rounds of lake city green tip if anyone is into it.
I'm good.
5k rounds of 5.56, 1k of .45...And at least several hundred for each of my various other guns.
With all the shit going on the Wife actually asked me te other day if I was sure I had enough ammo...my jaw damn near hit the floor.
So it's a green light for me to double my stash with no whining.
 

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ammo is already sold out. i got several hundred rounds of lake city green tip if anyone is into it.
Just curious...how much$?
 

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Is Graham on Board? That would change the game completely....

 

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He really has no choice politically. If he doesn't put a butt in that seat, the Democrats probably take the Senate because clearly that is the prize. They may take it anyway but instead of academic ideas about what a Democratic Controlled Senate would do...it would be you elect this...you get that or you get 4 years of "no" if the blob wins. The hypocrisy may cost R's the senate but he'll keep his seat. He may lose that if he were to not be a hypocrite.
This will motivate every voter to get out and vote. Suspect they will have control of Supreme Court, but not likely to win the Presidency or keep the Senate.
Who?

What if Trump says "let's wait until after the election"? That is going to ensure they ALL vote. Even the RINOS will be cornered.

If Trump does it before, he chooses a woman and gains more female votes. He's in a win/win situation.
Voters will look at it as a complete betrayal by MCConnell, who said 10 months before election is too close before an election to make such a decision. They will take it out on Senate Republicans and on trump.
If by voters you mean the radical left then yes, I agree.
Otherwise most common folk are gonna look at all the shit going on in our nation right now, mostly caused by democrats and rectify that first.
NO, actually I was talking voters in general. Some people value fair play, and pushing through this time would not look like fair play, unless done after election, and trump won the election.
 

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He really has no choice politically. If he doesn't put a butt in that seat, the Democrats probably take the Senate because clearly that is the prize. They may take it anyway but instead of academic ideas about what a Democratic Controlled Senate would do...it would be you elect this...you get that or you get 4 years of "no" if the blob wins. The hypocrisy may cost R's the senate but he'll keep his seat. He may lose that if he were to not be a hypocrite.
This will motivate every voter to get out and vote. Suspect they will have control of Supreme Court, but not likely to win the Presidency or keep the Senate.
Who?

What if Trump says "let's wait until after the election"? That is going to ensure they ALL vote. Even the RINOS will be cornered.

If Trump does it before, he chooses a woman and gains more female votes. He's in a win/win situation.
Voters will look at it as a complete betrayal by MCConnell, who said 10 months before election is too close before an election to make such a decision. They will take it out on Senate Republicans and on trump.
If by voters you mean the radical left then yes, I agree.
Otherwise most common folk are gonna look at all the shit going on in our nation right now, mostly caused by democrats and rectify that first.
NO, actually I was talking voters in general. Some people value fair play, and pushing through this time would not look like fair play, unless done after election, and trump won the election.

Yeah.....as if anything the democrats have done to Trump is evenly remotely related to "Fair Play."
 

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He really has no choice politically. If he doesn't put a butt in that seat, the Democrats probably take the Senate because clearly that is the prize. They may take it anyway but instead of academic ideas about what a Democratic Controlled Senate would do...it would be you elect this...you get that or you get 4 years of "no" if the blob wins. The hypocrisy may cost R's the senate but he'll keep his seat. He may lose that if he were to not be a hypocrite.
This will motivate every voter to get out and vote. Suspect they will have control of Supreme Court, but not likely to win the Presidency or keep the Senate.
Who?

What if Trump says "let's wait until after the election"? That is going to ensure they ALL vote. Even the RINOS will be cornered.

If Trump does it before, he chooses a woman and gains more female votes. He's in a win/win situation.
Voters will look at it as a complete betrayal by MCConnell, who said 10 months before election is too close before an election to make such a decision. They will take it out on Senate Republicans and on trump.
If by voters you mean the radical left then yes, I agree.
Otherwise most common folk are gonna look at all the shit going on in our nation right now, mostly caused by democrats and rectify that first.
NO, actually I was talking voters in general. Some people value fair play, and pushing through this time would not look like fair play, unless done after election, and trump won the election.
Demoncraps are not for fair play. They cheat and lie every chance the scumbags get.
 
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This is going to start a whole new round of crazy!
Fair play is now renamed:



Jo
He really has no choice politically. If he doesn't put a butt in that seat, the Democrats probably take the Senate because clearly that is the prize. They may take it anyway but instead of academic ideas about what a Democratic Controlled Senate would do...it would be you elect this...you get that or you get 4 years of "no" if the blob wins. The hypocrisy may cost R's the senate but he'll keep his seat. He may lose that if he were to not be a hypocrite.
This will motivate every voter to get out and vote. Suspect they will have control of Supreme Court, but not likely to win the Presidency or keep the Senate.
Who?

What if Trump says "let's wait until after the election"? That is going to ensure they ALL vote. Even the RINOS will be cornered.

If Trump does it before, he chooses a woman and gains more female votes. He's in a win/win situation.
Voters will look at it as a complete betrayal by MCConnell, who said 10 months before election is too close before an election to make such a decision. They will take it out on Senate Republicans and on trump.
If by voters you mean the radical left then yes, I agree.
Otherwise most common folk are gonna look at all the shit going on in our nation right now, mostly caused by democrats and rectify that first.
NO, actually I was talking voters in general. Some people value fair play, and pushing through this time would not look like fair play, unless done after election, and trump won the election.
There is no fair play anymore. Kavanaugh hearings demonstrated that.

Jo
 

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He really has no choice politically. If he doesn't put a butt in that seat, the Democrats probably take the Senate because clearly that is the prize. They may take it anyway but instead of academic ideas about what a Democratic Controlled Senate would do...it would be you elect this...you get that or you get 4 years of "no" if the blob wins. The hypocrisy may cost R's the senate but he'll keep his seat. He may lose that if he were to not be a hypocrite.
This will motivate every voter to get out and vote. Suspect they will have control of Supreme Court, but not likely to win the Presidency or keep the Senate.
Who?

What if Trump says "let's wait until after the election"? That is going to ensure they ALL vote. Even the RINOS will be cornered.

If Trump does it before, he chooses a woman and gains more female votes. He's in a win/win situation.
Voters will look at it as a complete betrayal by MCConnell, who said 10 months before election is too close before an election to make such a decision. They will take it out on Senate Republicans and on trump.
If by voters you mean the radical left then yes, I agree.
Otherwise most common folk are gonna look at all the shit going on in our nation right now, mostly caused by democrats and rectify that first.
NO, actually I was talking voters in general. Some people value fair play, and pushing through this time would not look like fair play, unless done after election, and trump won the election.
Riots vs fair play?

And you pick fair play? Lol
 

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He really has no choice politically. If he doesn't put a butt in that seat, the Democrats probably take the Senate because clearly that is the prize. They may take it anyway but instead of academic ideas about what a Democratic Controlled Senate would do...it would be you elect this...you get that or you get 4 years of "no" if the blob wins. The hypocrisy may cost R's the senate but he'll keep his seat. He may lose that if he were to not be a hypocrite.
This will motivate every voter to get out and vote. Suspect they will have control of Supreme Court, but not likely to win the Presidency or keep the Senate.
Who?

What if Trump says "let's wait until after the election"? That is going to ensure they ALL vote. Even the RINOS will be cornered.

If Trump does it before, he chooses a woman and gains more female votes. He's in a win/win situation.
Voters will look at it as a complete betrayal by MCConnell, who said 10 months before election is too close before an election to make such a decision. They will take it out on Senate Republicans and on trump.
Are you claiming McConnell doesn’t have the right to pause the confirmation and vote on a SCOTUS nomination?
He has the right to put it off, but will not. Would you? Hell, would I? No. Mitch sucks, but he would be proud to go back home or become minority leader, knowing he put the deciding right wing vote on the Supreme Court for the next 15 - 20 years. You or I would also, if in his shoes. He sucked for what he did on the Obama nomination, but yes he will suck for what he is about to do on this one also.
Obuthole sucked, as do all scum demoncraps.
 

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This is going to start a whole new round of crazy!
Fair play is now renamed:



Jo
He really has no choice politically. If he doesn't put a butt in that seat, the Democrats probably take the Senate because clearly that is the prize. They may take it anyway but instead of academic ideas about what a Democratic Controlled Senate would do...it would be you elect this...you get that or you get 4 years of "no" if the blob wins. The hypocrisy may cost R's the senate but he'll keep his seat. He may lose that if he were to not be a hypocrite.
This will motivate every voter to get out and vote. Suspect they will have control of Supreme Court, but not likely to win the Presidency or keep the Senate.
Who?

What if Trump says "let's wait until after the election"? That is going to ensure they ALL vote. Even the RINOS will be cornered.

If Trump does it before, he chooses a woman and gains more female votes. He's in a win/win situation.
Voters will look at it as a complete betrayal by MCConnell, who said 10 months before election is too close before an election to make such a decision. They will take it out on Senate Republicans and on trump.
If by voters you mean the radical left then yes, I agree.
Otherwise most common folk are gonna look at all the shit going on in our nation right now, mostly caused by democrats and rectify that first.
NO, actually I was talking voters in general. Some people value fair play, and pushing through this time would not look like fair play, unless done after election, and trump won the election.
There is no fair play anymore. Kavanaugh hearings demonstrated that.

Jo

If the republicans nominated and appointed a replacement...that would be fair play since the rules....The Constitution.....give them that actual ability......

The democrats smearing Justice Kavanaugh was not fair play....obama using illegal FISA warrants to spy on Trump...was not fair play....obama using the FBI to destroy General Flynn...was not fair play......obama using the IRS to deny 501c3 status to conservative groups...was not fair play......the democrats impeaching Trump for a normal phone call...was not fair play...the democrats burning, looting, beating and murdering Americans and assassinating police officers.....is not fair play.

So White 6 can shove that "Fair Play," bullshit where the shun doesn't shine.....
 

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