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Trump Urges Quick Action on High Court Nominee, Wins GOP Support

  • McConnell assures him a floor vote despite Democratic outcry
  • Average time to confirm high court nominee more than 2 months
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President Donald Trump urged Senate Republicans to act quickly to replace late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and several leading members said they would despite outrage expressed by Democrats still smarting from the denial of an Obama nominee four years ago.

Trump tweeted Saturday that the senators have an obligation to act “without delay,” setting the stage for a fraught pre-election political battle.