Senate GOP deliberates over SCOTUS nomination timeline as Trump prepares to announce pick

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After Senator Mitt Romney of Utah announced his support for moving ahead with a Supreme Court nomination, Republican lawmakers are now deliberating over whether to hold a confirmation vote before or after the election. Nancy Cordes reports.
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Will McConnell Win Again?
President Donald Trump and Senate Republicans are gearing up for a massive confirmation fight. The raging battle is over the replacement for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court. In 2016, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell blocked President Barack Obama's nomination of Merrick Garland to fill an open SCOTUS seat. At the time McConnell argued against filling a SCOTUS vacancy during an election year.

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