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Lisa Murkowski became the second GOP senator to voice opposition on filling the Supreme Court vacancy before the election
Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski said Sunday that she opposes taking up a Supreme Court nomination prior to Election Day, becoming the second GOP senator this weekend to voice opposition to Senate movement on the matter before the 2020 election.
What the coronavirus testing czar had to say about Trump rallygoers not wearing masks
The White House's coronavirus testing czar declined to comment Sunday when pressed by CNN's Jake Tapper on how President Donald Trump's decision to continue holding campaign rallies amid the coronavirus pandemic undermines the task force's message on mask wearing and other prevention guidelines.
Pelosi says she will not leverage shutdown to avoid Senate vote on court seat
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Sunday said she would not leverage a government shut down in order to slow down Republicans' push to fill the Supreme Court vacancy following the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
VP's chief of staff on nomination: 'I don't think it will take us long'
Vice President Mike Pence's chief of staff Marc Short told reporters Sunday that he doesn't believe the timing of President Donald Trump's announcement on a Supreme Court nominee will "take us long" following the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg.
The former President said it is 'hypocritical' to try and put a new justice on the Supreme Court before the November election
Former President Bill Clinton said Sunday it is "superficially hypocritical" for President Donald Trump and Senate Republicans to push to put a new justice on the Supreme Court before the November election.
Opinion: Trump-Biden just got fiercer
The death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Friday brought an outpouring of tributes for a freedom fighter whose determination and skill led to landmark changes in the law. It also immediately prompted a partisan battle over her replacement that is likely to supercharge the November election, already considered the most consequential in decades.
Analysis: Trump vows to appoint a woman to Supreme Court as vacancy re-energizes his political prospects
Hoping to shift the public's attention from his handling of the coronavirus pandemic, President Donald Trump quickly moved to make the new Supreme Court vacancy a central issue in his reelection campaign, announcing Saturday he would name a replacement for the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg next week "and it will be a woman."
Analysis: Trump's race-baiting might come at a cost to his economy
President Donald Trump's increasingly naked race-baiting heading into the final stretch of the 2020 campaign suggests he shares the consensus explanation for his grip on White working-class voters: it's about their racial resentments, not their economic anxieties.