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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 GinsburgProgressives want to tighten screws beyond Manchin and Sinema Juan Williams: Time for Justice Breyer to go Democrats: Roe v. Wade blow would fuel expanding Supreme Court 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 McConnellMaher goes after Manchin: 'Most powerful Republican in the Senate' Supreme Court confounding its partisan critics Why the Democrats need Joe Manchin 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) WallaceLewandowski says Trump has not spoken to him about being reinstated Divisions remain on infrastructure as clock ticks on bipartisan deal Sunday shows - Infrastructure dominates MORE pressed Sen. Tom CottonTom Bryant CottonOvernight Defense: Austin and Milley talk budget, Afghanistan, sexual assault and more at wide-ranging Senate hearing Cotton, Pentagon chief tangle over diversity training in military Media continues to lionize Anthony Fauci, despite his damning emails 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 CoonsChris Andrew CoonsConcerns grow over China's Taiwan plans Progressives want to tighten screws beyond Manchin and Sinema Overnight Defense: Pentagon details military construction projects getting .2B restored from wall funds | Biden chooses former commander to lead Navy | Bill seeks to boost visa program for Afghans who helped US 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 CruzBiden tries to erase Trump's 'America First' on world stage Cotton, Pentagon chief tangle over diversity training in military GOP senators press Justice Department to compare protest arrests to Capitol riot MORE (R-Texas) said on Sunday that Senate Republicans have the votes to confirm President TrumpDonald TrumpEx-DOJ official Rosenstein says he was not aware of subpoena targeting Democrats: report Ex-Biden adviser says Birx told him she hoped election turned out 'a certain way' Cheney rips Arizona election audit: 'It is an effort to subvert democracy' 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 PelosiNew Alzheimer's drug sparks backlash over FDA, pricing Sunday shows preview: Biden foreign policy in focus as Dem tensions boil up back home It's not just Manchin: No electoral mandate stalls Democrats' leftist agenda 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 BarrEx-DOJ official Rosenstein says he was not aware of subpoena targeting Democrats: report Garland sparks anger with willingness to side with Trump Trump DOJ demanded metadata on 73 phone numbers and 36 email addresses, Apple says 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 KlobucharHouse unveils antitrust package to rein in tech giants Democrats reintroduce bill to create 'millionaires surtax' Senate Democrats befuddled by Joe Manchin 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 ClintonIt's not just Manchin: No electoral mandate stalls Democrats' leftist agenda A modern electric grid is crucial to reach our clean energy climate goals Jeff Hauser: MacBride nomination is a return to administrations that ended 'rule-of-law' and 'rich-person accountability' 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 BarrassoSenate passes long-delayed China bill OVERNIGHT ENERGY: Biden ends infrastructure talks with key Republican | Colonial Pipeline CEO grilled over ransomware attack | Texas gov signs bills to improve power grid after winter storm Republicans grill Biden public lands agency pick over finances, advocacy 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 ClintonTrump asks Biden to give Putin his 'warmest regards' Huma Abedin announces book deal Mystery surrounds Justice's pledge on journalist records 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 Rep. Vicky Hartzler launches Missouri Senate bid Cryptocurrency industry lobbies Washington for 'regulatory clarity' Bipartisan group prepping infrastructure plan as White House talks lag 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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