GOP Rejects Allegations of Hypocrisy in Supreme Court Fight

Several top Republicans in the Senate dismissed Democratic criticism of hypocrisy as they attempt to vote on nominating a new Supreme Court justice in the wake of Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death last week. Democrats over the weekend frequently asserted that the GOP would be hypocritical for confirming a nominee from President Donald Trump after the Republican-led Senate refused to hold a hearing for Judge Merrick Garland, former President Barack Obama's nominee, after Justice Antonin Scalia died in 2016. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) argued that a Republican president is in the White House, and Republicans hold the Senate. He said that it was approprRead More From Source