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Response to BeyondGeography (Original post)

Wed Mar 16, 2016, 12:52 PM

17. The people decided in 2012

that they wanted Barack Obama to fill SCOTUS vacancies for the next 4 years. Not for the next 1, 2, or 3 years but FOUR YEARS! Neither the Constitution nor any law enacted since limits a President's appointments only to non-election years. Also, just because Republicans like to sometimes throw it out there, the 2014 midterms did NOT alter/change anything about President Obama's judicial appointment powers either. Republicans are trying to invent limitations/precedents that simply DO NOT EXIST just to prevent Scalia's replacement on SCOTUS from being one they didn't get to choose (and may not even be able to choose for the next four years either)!

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LineReply The people decided in 2012
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