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How Mitch McConnell stole a Supreme Court seat

How Mitch McConnell stole a Supreme Court seat

To the editor: Isn’t it ironic that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) single handedly decided who should serve on the Supreme Court by blocking Merrick Garland from being considered after he was nominated in 2016 by President Obama and then invoking the nuclear option to confirm Neil Gorsuch, all in an effort to replace the strict constructionist Antonin Scalia with another strict constructionist, Gorsuch? (“Gorsuch thanks Trump as he takes oath as Supreme Court justice,” April 10)

One would think that a strict constructionist would find McConnell’s...

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