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You go, girl!

From The Daily Kos:

Sen. Elizabeth Warren has skewered Republican arguments that President Obama should wait for the next president to pick a replacement for Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia so that the American people can speak. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell “is right that the American people should have a voice in the selection of the next Supreme Court justice,” Warren wrote in a Facebook post Sunday. “In fact, they did—when President Obama won the 2012 election by five million votes.” She continues:

“Article II Section 2 of the Constitution says the President of the United States nominates justices to the Supreme Court, with the advice and consent of the Senate. I can’t find a clause that says “…except when there’s a year left in the term of a Democratic President.”Senate Republicans took an oath just like Senate Democrats did. Abandoning the duties they swore to uphold would threaten both the Constitution and our democracy itself. It would also prove that all the Republican talk about loving the Constitution is just that—empty talk.”

 

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