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A top Republican senator is pitching an out-of-the-box idea to replace James Comey — and top White House officials are into it
Mike Lee garnered attention Thursday after tweeting that President Donald Trump should appoint Merrick Garland to replace James Comey as FBI director.
Chris Ruddy told Business Insider that President Donald Trump should cut a deal with Ruth Bader Ginsburg and replace her on the bench with Merrick Garland.
Neil Gorsuch slammed lawmakers in 2002 for delaying Merrick Garland's confirmation after he was appointed to the US Court of Appeals in Washington in 1995.
Media reports indicate Trump has narrowed his short list to two top contenders, Thomas Hardiman and Neil Gorsuch.
"I will confess that, I didn’t fully appreciate the ways in which individual senators or members of Congress now are pushed to the extremes." - Obama
Obama writes that Republicans have hobbled the Supreme Court.
Whether or not he gets confirmed is another question.
"But I don't think my view is shared by too many of my colleagues."
‘They all should be ashamed’: Reid rips GOP for blocking SCOTUS nomination so Trump can fill vacancy
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid slammed Republicans for blocking the nomination of Judge Merrick Garland in an effort to give Donald Trump the opportunity to fill the vacancy on the nation’s high court.
"First of all, there are a couple times every day since yesterday ... I have to remind myself that Donald Trump is the Republican nominee."