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Lindsey Graham rails at Dems after flip-flop on court vacancy: ‘They would do this in a New York minute’

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Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) insisted on Tuesday that Republicans already have the votes needed to confirm President Donald Trump’s eventual Supreme Court nominee.

During an interview with Fox News host Brian Kilmeade, Graham defended changing his 2016 pledge not to confirm a Supreme Court nomination in an election year.

According to Graham, the Democrats’ treatment of Justice Brett Kavanaugh caused him to rethink his position.

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“The whole game has changed,” he explained. “If the shoe were on the other foot, [Democrats] would do this in a New York minute.”

“It really pissed me off what they would do to Brett,” Graham continued. “I’ve known him for 20 years.”

The South Carolina Republican went on to say that he believes “we have the votes.”

“None of us [Republican senators] are going to blink,” Graham promised. “I really do believe there’s 50 of us that are locked in here… I’ll be very surprised if we do not have the votes.”

Listen to the interview below from Fox News Radio.

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The FDA repeatedly stood up to Trump on coronavirus — and even won some victories: NYT

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President Donald J. Trump has repeatedly tried to undermine the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (F.D.A.) and now, with just two weeks until Election Day, the world is learning more about the behind-the-scenes battles that have shaken these governmental entities to the core.

Approximately two weeks after Trump's release from Walter Reed Medical Center, there is no "cure," as the president stated, and he is not "immune." No one is immune - and there is no successful vaccine, regardless of how much Trump claims one will arrive before Nov. 3. The F.D.A. published the guidelines in briefing materials to an advisory committee that will discuss them on Thursday, effectively making them official. To be clear, the F.D.A.has not approved Trump's miraculous cure of a cocktail - even though he has claimed differently.

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America is on pace for record-shattering early voter turnout — including in critical states: report

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On Tuesday, The Washington Post reported that voters are casting early ballots in numbers on track to set a historic record — including in some critical battleground states.

"Early-voting counts suggest a record level of civic participation before Election Day. The tens of millions of ballots already cast show highly enthusiastic voters are making sure their votes are counted amid a pandemic," said the report.

15.8 million people in battleground states have already voted, and in some states, like Michigan and Wisconsin, more people have voted early so far than did in the entire early voting period of 2016. In North Carolina, meanwhile, 2 million ballots have been cast — more than double the same amount at this point in 2016.

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Kayleigh McEnany ridiculed for Leslie Stahl stunt: ‘You people are so bad at this’

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White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany shared a tweet Tuesday with an image of her handing Lesley Stahl a book on President Donald J. Trump's accomplishments on health care. Kayleigh wrote, "She couldn't believe how HUGE it was and said, 'I can hardly lift this!!"

The reactions on social media rolled in from there.

https://twitter.com/PressSec/status/1318670969653858305?s=20

Is this English? pic.twitter.com/q6i7Ifjy5l

— NostraDonny (@Nostradonny) October 20, 2020

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