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Top Senate Republicans Reaffirm Support for Trump Moving to Replace Ginsburg

Top GOP senators on Monday reiterated their support for moving to replace Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the Clinton nominee who died on Friday. "President Trump's nominee for this vacancy will receive a vote on the floor of the senate," Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) vowed on the Senate floor in Washington. Supreme Court nominees are initially vetted by the Senate Judiciary Committee. Like all Senate committees, it is controlled by Republicans because they hold a majority in the upper congressional chamber. In a Sept. 21 letter to Democrat members of the committee, Chairman Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said voters elected to extend that majority in the 2018 midterRead More From Source

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