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Romney Indicates He Will Support SCOTUS Nominee Vote

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Romney Indicates He Will Support , SCOTUS Nominee Vote. Senator Mitt Romney's announcement that he would support President Donald Trump's nomination for a Supreme Court justice likely means that the nomination will be appointed. My liberal friends have over many decades gotten very used to the idea of having a liberal court but that's not written in the stars, Senator Mitt Romney, (R-UT), via Politico. [It is] appropriate for a nation that is … center-right to have a court which reflects center-right points of view, Senator Mitt Romney, (R-UT), via Politico. Following the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Democrats have called for a nomination process this close to the presidential election to be delayed. In calling for a delay in the nomination of a SCOTUS justice, Democrats cite the unprecedented Senate blockage of former President Obama's nominee, Merrick Garland. Romney referred to "the Merrick Garland decision" as "unfair.". However, he stated that to deny Trump's nominee as a means of making up for Merrick Garland "also wouldn't make a lot of sense," and that such a decision "just doesn't follow." . Trump has indicated he hopes to announce his nomination as early as Friday