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Response to leftynyc (Reply #18)

Fri Oct 21, 2016, 08:37 AM

36. I speculate that Garland and Obama had

A very frank conversation before Obama nominated. They likely discussed how the Senate would obstruct and it's possible Garland believed he would never be appointed and was willing to be nominated as a placeholder if a Dem won in service to the country of to democratic ideas.

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