Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Ted Cruz Decimates Democrats’ Demands For No SCOTUS Confirmation In An Election Year; 3 Reasons Why Senate Must Confirm Her Successor Before Election Day

Cruz Decimates Democrats’ Demands For No SCOTUS Confirmation In An Election Year:
While Democrats have demanded that President Trump and the Senate postpone confirming a new Supreme Court justice to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg after her passing, even calling for violence, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) says the action is historically justified.
“Twenty-nine times there has been a vacancy in a presidential election year. Presidents have made nominations all 29 times,” Cruz told ABC News’s George Stephanopoulos in an interview on Sunday. “That’s what presidents do. If there’s a vacancy, they make a nomination.”
Of those 29 nominations, Cruz explained that 19 were made at a time the Senate and the White House were of the same political party, and 17 of these 19 were confirmed.
“There’s a big difference in the Senate, with whether the Senate is of the same party of the president or a different party than the president,” Cruz said. “If the parties are the same, the Senate confirms the nominee,” he added. --->READ MORE HERE
Sen. Ted Cruz: After Ginsburg -- 3 reasons why Senate must confirm her successor before Election Day:
On Friday, our nation lost a historic Supreme Court Justice: Ruth Bader Ginsburg. She was a brilliant justice, a legendary advocate, a careful lawyer, and, as only the second woman to ever serve on the Supreme Court, a trailblazer. She led an extraordinary life that shaped the lives of others and she leaves behind her an extraordinary legacy.
Much like the news in 2016 of the great Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s passing during an election year, Friday’s news was instantaneously followed by the question of when to fill the vacancy that now stands on the Court.
Here’s why President Trump must nominate a successor next week and why the Senate must confirm that successor before Election Day: --->READ MORE HERE

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