Just so everyone knows… there has NEVER been a successful partisan filibuster of a #SCOTUS nominee in the history of the US #Senate.
– Republican Senator Mitch McConnell, March 29, 2017, leader of the first successful partisan filibuster of a SCOTUS nominee in the Senate
Apparently there’s yet a new standard now, which is to not confirm a Supreme Court candidate at all. I think that’s something the American people simply will not tolerate.
– Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, January 6, 2017, after almost a full year of his own refusal to nominate Barrack Obama’s Supreme Court candidate