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Supreme Court Nominee

Top of Mind with Julie Rose
  • Mar 17, 2016 4:00 pm
  • 26:44

Guest: RonNell Anderson Jones, JD, Professor in the BYU Law School, Former Clerk for Justice Sandra Day O’Connor  Supreme Court Justice nominee Merrick Garland’s courtship of US Senators who must confirm his selection is underway, though not with Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell who is refusing to meet with Garland and says the Senate will not hold hearings on President Obama’s nomination to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia.  Obama said during a speech announcing the nomination yesterday that he knew his choice would face an uphill battle in the Republican Senate. That’s why he chose Garland.