In a rare burst of intestinal fortitude, Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) promised that there would be no hearing on SCOTUS nominee. President Obama nominated Judge Merrick Garland on Wednesday as his pick to succeed Antonin Scalia on the U.S. Supreme Court. Despite this strongly worded promise from Senator McConnell, some Republican members of the Senate are already talking about meeting with Judge Garland. This will bear watching to see if the Republicans have the courage and will to deliver a promise for a change. Watch the video below.
As Seen First and Published March 16, 2016 on Fox Nation:
McConnell: Garland Will Not be Considered by Senate, Cites ‘Biden Rule’
President Obama named federal appeals judge Merrick Garland on Wednesday as his pick to succeed Antonin Scalia on the U.S. Supreme Court – setting up a showdown with Republicans who have vowed to block the choice.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) spoke with Bret Baier on “Sepcial Report” Wednesday night to talk about why the Senate will block any Obama Supreme Court nominee.
“The next president’s going to be making this decision,” McConnell said, citing the “Biden rule” as one of his reasons.
Watch interview above and sound off below!