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Fri Sep 18, 2020, 10:13 PM

Just a reminder Scalia died early in an election year '16, not less than 50 days from an election'20

Itís not even the same kind of time frame of death and is beyond hypocrisy same senate leader
They adamantly argued this point against what they now want to vote on !!!

Thank you Wikipedia
Scalia
Born: March 11, 1936, Trenton, NJ
Died: February 13, 2016, Cibolo Creek Ranch
This vacancy arose during Obama's final year as president, and shortly after Scalia's death was announced, Republican Senate leaders declared that because Scalia's seat had become vacant during an election year, the Senate would not even consider a nomination from the president. Senate Democrats criticized the move as being unprecedented and responded saying that there was sufficient time to vote on a nominee before the election.[1] Garland's nomination expired on January 3, 2017, with the end of the 114th Congress, 293 days after it had been submitted to the Senate.[2] Obama's successor, Donald Trump (a Republican), nominated Judge Neil Gorsuch to fill the vacancy on January 31, 2017, soon after taking office.[2]

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Merrick_Garland_Supreme_Court_nomination

Scalia's death brought about an unusual situation in which a Democratic president had the opportunity to appoint a Supreme Court justice while the Republicans controlled the United States Senate. Before 2016, such a situation had last arisen in 1895, when a Republican-led Senate confirmed Democrat Grover Cleveland's nomination of Rufus Wheeler Peckham to the Court in a voice vote;[3][4] conversely, in 1988 a Democratic-led Senate had confirmed Republican Ronald Reagan's nomination of Anthony Kennedy.[5]
Political commentators at the time widely recognized Scalia as one of the most conservative members of the Court, and noted that a more liberal replacement could shift the Court's ideological balance for many years into the future. The confirmation of Garland would have given Democratic appointees a majority on the Supreme Court for the first time since the 1970 confirmation of Harry Blackmun.[6]
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Also it mentions the Biden rule nonsense they used as a defense
Maybe most here remember this is what they asked for Iím just posting in case anyone forgot or didnít know the case repugs made in 2016

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Reply Just a reminder Scalia died early in an election year '16, not less than 50 days from an election'20 (Original post)
lunasun Sep 18 OP
Eliot Rosewater Sep 18 #1
blm Sep 18 #2
louis-t Sep 18 #3
chowder66 Sep 18 #4
chriscan64 Sep 18 #6
chowder66 Sep 19 #7
boston bean Sep 18 #5

Response to lunasun (Original post)

Fri Sep 18, 2020, 10:13 PM

1. MM is a traitor and wants to kill Women, Women piss him off.

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Response to lunasun (Original post)

Fri Sep 18, 2020, 10:17 PM

2. And voting has already started in some states.

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Response to lunasun (Original post)

Fri Sep 18, 2020, 10:34 PM

3. I can't wait to hear the excuses why that doesn't apply.

"No, no, no. Scalia died on a Thursday. This is Friday. See?"

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Response to lunasun (Original post)

Fri Sep 18, 2020, 11:06 PM

4. Mitch McConnell in 2016:

ďThe 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."

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Response to chowder66 (Reply #4)

Fri Sep 18, 2020, 11:26 PM

6. Did you see his corkscrew logic for this year's hypocrisy?

He is saying that we had that voice in 2018's Senate elections. Doesn't hold water. Voting for 1/3 of the Senate when no vulnerable republicans were running is not the same thing. As much as they gripe about communism, they sure like that one party rule.

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Response to chriscan64 (Reply #6)

Sat Sep 19, 2020, 12:28 AM

7. I didn't see that. He can shove it, then shove it again. nt

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Response to lunasun (Original post)

Fri Sep 18, 2020, 11:15 PM

5. Still,glad Scalia shit the bed.

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