Packing the Supreme Court or expanding it? There's a difference.

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death has left a seat open on the Supreme Court leaving both Democrats and Republicans to change sides on filling the seat.
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How Is A Supreme Court Justice Nominated?
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death leaves the Supreme Court with a vacancy just weeks before the presidential election. How are Supreme Court Justices nominated and confirmed? First, Pres. Donald Trump has to make a pick. On Monday, he said Monday that he plans to announce his selection as soon as Friday. Whoever is chosen will have to go through a Senate process, including public hearings. Then there's a committee vote. And then there's a Senate floor vote.

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