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Sunday shows - Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death dominates

Sunday shows - Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death dominates
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The Sunday political shows were dominated by the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader GinsburgRuth Bader GinsburgFauci says he was 'absolutely not' surprised Trump got coronavirus after Rose Garden event Push to expand Supreme Court faces Democratic buzzsaw Biden owes us an answer on court-packing MORE on Friday and the battle to replace her just weeks before an election.

Multiple guests focused on the precedent set by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellPush to expand Supreme Court faces Democratic buzzsaw Schumer labels McConnell's scheduled coronavirus stimulus vote as 'a stunt' Pelosi gives White House 48-hour deadline for coronavirus stimulus deal MORE (R-Ky.) in refusing to vote on then-President Obama's nominee ahead of the election in 2016.

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Chris Wallace presses Cotton on 'any hypocrisy' between comments on Supreme Court vacancy in 2016 and today
By JUSTINE COLEMAN
 
Fox News’s Chris WallaceChristopher (Chris) WallaceTrump adviser says president will give Biden 'a little bit more room to explain himself' at next debate Buttigieg says it's time to 'turn the page' on Trump administration Miller on whether Trump regrets 'Lock her up' chant about Whitmer: 'Not at all' MORE pressed Sen. Tom CottonTom Bryant CottonBarrett fight puts focus on abortion in 2020 election COVID outbreak threatens GOP's Supreme Court plans This week: Coronavirus complicates Senate's Supreme Court fight MORE on Sunday on whether there is “any hypocrisy” between the Arkansas Republican's 2016 comments to avoid a Supreme Court justice confirmation ahead of an election and his current call to “move forward without delay.”
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Democratic senator calls on Republicans to 'live with the precedent they set' on Supreme Court confirmations
By JUSTINE COLEMAN
 
Sen. Chris CoonsChristopher (Chris) Andrew CoonsPush to expand Supreme Court faces Democratic buzzsaw Sunday shows - Trump Michigan rally grabs the spotlight Democratic Delaware senator says he is open to expanding the Supreme Court MORE (D-Del.) called on Senate Republicans on Sunday to "live with the precedent they set" and not rush a confirmation to the Supreme Court after Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death.
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Cruz says Senate Republicans likely have votes to confirm Trump Supreme Court nominee
By REMA RAHMAN
 
Sen. Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzConservatives seize on New York Post story to push Section 230 reform Changing suburbs threaten GOP hold on Texas Hillicon Valley: Trump refuses to condemn QAnon | Twitter revises its policy, lets users share disputed article | Google sees foreign cyber threats MORE (R-Texas) said on Sunday that Senate Republicans have the votes to confirm President TrumpDonald John TrumpPolice say man dangling off Trump Tower Chicago demanding to speak with Trump Fauci says he was 'absolutely not' surprised Trump got coronavirus after Rose Garden event Biden: Trump 'continues to lie to us' about coronavirus MORE's Supreme Court nominee following the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, noting it was “particularly important” that the chamber do so before Election Day.
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Pelosi: House will use 'every arrow in our quiver' to stop Trump Supreme Court nominee
By REMA RAHMAN
 
Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiPush to expand Supreme Court faces Democratic buzzsaw Schumer labels McConnell's scheduled coronavirus stimulus vote as 'a stunt' Pelosi: White House made 'unacceptable changes' to testing language during negotiations on coronavirus stimulus MORE (D-Calif.) said on Sunday the House had its “options” when asked about the possibility of impeaching President Trump and Attorney General William BarrBill BarrTrump turns his ire toward Cabinet members Intelligence officials warned Trump that Giuliani was target of Russian influence campaign: report DOJ veteran says he's quitting over Barr's 'slavish obedience' to Trump MORE should the White House and Senate Republicans jam a Supreme Court nominee through the process during a lame duck session after Election Day.
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Klobuchar: GOP can't use 'raw political power right in middle of an election'
By REBECCA KLAR
 
Sen. Amy KlobucharAmy KlobucharSenate Democrats seek to alleviate public concern about some results not being available on election night Washington flooded with Women's March protesters ahead of Barrett confirmation vote Supreme Court battle turns into 2020 proxy war MORE (D-Minn.) said Sunday the Republican Party set a precedent in 2016 in blocking President Obama’s Supreme Court nominee ahead of and upcoming election and urged her Republican colleagues to block a vote on any appointee nominated by President Trump to replace the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. 
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Bill Clinton on GOP push to fill Ginsburg vacancy: Trump, McConnell 'first value is power'
By REBECCA KLAR
 
Former President Bill ClintonWilliam (Bill) Jefferson ClintonA closing argument: Why voters cannot trust Trump on healthcare On India, the US must think bigger Biden, Kelly maintain leads in Arizona MORE slammed Republicans on Sunday over their push to fill the Supreme Court vacancy caused by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg just weeks ahead of Election Day.
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Republican senator says plans to confirm justice before election 'completely consistent with the precedent'
By JUSTINE COLEMAN
 
Sen. John BarrassoJohn Anthony BarrassoHillicon Valley: Senate panel votes to subpoena Big Tech executives | Amazon says over 19,000 workers tested positive for COVID-19 | Democrats demand DHS release report warning of election interference GOP senators call on Trump to oppose nationalizing 5G Energy innovation bill can deliver jobs and climate progress MORE (R-Wyo.) said Sunday that Senate Republicans' plans to move toward confirming a new Supreme Court justice weeks before the 2020 election are “completely consistent with precedent.”
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Pence aide dismisses concerns rushed vote on Trump nominee will hurt vulnerable senators
By REBECCA KLAR
 
Marc Short, Vice President Pence’s chief of staff, on Sunday dismissed concerns that a rushed vote on President Trump’s nominee to fill the Supreme Court vacancy created by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death will hurt vulnerable GOP senators in light of the Republicans' position four years ago to block then-President Obama’s nominee. 
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Hillary Clinton calls Senate judicial confirmation process 'absolutely broken'
By JUSTINE COLEMAN
 
Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham Clinton Rally crowd chants 'lock him up' as Trump calls Biden family 'a criminal enterprise' Undecided voters in Arizona wary of Trump, crave stability Push to expand Supreme Court faces Democratic buzzsaw MORE in an interview on Sunday called the Senate judicial confirmation process “absolutely broken,” as Republicans move to fill the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s seat on the Supreme Court. 
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Blunt says vote on Trump court nominee different than 2016 because White House, Senate in 'political agreement'
By REBECCA KLAR
 
Sen. Roy BluntRoy Dean BluntGOP vows quick confirmation of Trump's Supreme Court pick amid coronavirus turmoil This week: Coronavirus complicates Senate's Supreme Court fight Schumer demands Senate coronavirus testing program after Trump diagnosis MORE (R-Mo.) on Sunday defended his decision to push for a vote on President Trump’s nominee to replace the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg less than two months ahead of Election Day, despite his conflicting position four years ago. 
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