Despite refusing to hold a vote after President Barack Obama nominated Merrick Garland in 2016, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) has reversed course and promised a vote on Trump's nominee to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) trolled McConnel by repeating McConnell's exact line on the situation.
The American people should have a voice in the selection of their next Supreme Court Justice. Therefore, this vacan… https://t.co/CV45UMyxba— Chuck Schumer (@Chuck Schumer) 1600473065.0
But McConnell is singing a different tune with Donald Trump.
"President Trump’s nominee will receive a vote on the floor of the United States Senate," McConnell said in a statement released Friday.
The Senate and the nation mourn the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the conclusion of her extraordinary… https://t.co/nTEnOaNPdO— Leader McConnell (@Leader McConnell) 1600476952.0