Mitch McConnell vows US Senate will push on with Trump's pick to replace Ginsburg


Nation mourns Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died last night. CBS is Nicole Killian reports that all eyes are on the political battle already raging over who will replace her on the nation's highest court. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said President Trump's and nominee will receive a vote on the Senate floor. On average. It takes about 69 days to get through the confirmation. Process, and there's just 45 days left until the general election. The Republican led Senate refused to vote on former President Obama's final Supreme Court nominee Nine months before the election. John 48, the bipartisan policy center, Republicans refused to confirm a Obama appointee after the death of Justice Scalia and there have been a couple of other cases like that the difference being that the Senate was controlled, of course by the opposite party. Mr Obama is calling on the Senate not to fill the Supreme Court vacancy yet

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