Clinton: Republican opposition to court nomination 'deeply disrespectful' to Obama
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Democratic presidential contender Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonVideo of fake Trump shooting members of media shown at his Miami resort: report Ronan Farrow exposes how the media protect the powerful Kamala Harris to Trump Jr.: 'You wouldn't know a joke if one raised you' MORE angrily blasted Senate Republicans over their vows to obstruct any Supreme Court nominee that President Obama puts forth.

"To say 'don’t even send us a nominee' is at variance to the Constitution and deeply disrespectful to the office of the president of the United States,” Clinton said at a rally in South Carolina on Wednesday, according to The Washington Post.
 
"The president is absolutely right to send a nominee to the United States Senate,” she said, adding that she finds the argument that presidents shouldn't make nominations in their final year "unbelievable."
 
"You have one president at a time," she said.
 
Clinton has touted her support for Obama in order to tie herself to his legacy and help solidify her support among black primary voters, who overwhelmingly favor her over her rival Bernie SandersBernie SandersSanders wishes Ocasio-Cortez happy birthday Video of fake Trump shooting members of media shown at his Miami resort: report Sanders can gain ground by zeroing in on corruption MORE.
 
“I’m backing the president. He will send, as he always does, a well-qualified nominee,” she said.
 
“What I’m going to do is build on the progress we’ve made under President Obama and go further."
 
According to a RealClearPolitics average of polls, Clinton is leading Sanders 57.4 percent to 33.3 percent in South Carolina, which holds its primary on Saturday.