Filibuster Gorsuch to Honor Mitch McConnell’s Wishes

Dear Senators Duckworth and Durbin,

I believe the Senate should respect Majority Leader Mitch McConnel’s wishes by blocking the confirmation vote for Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch.

In March of 2016, Senator Mitch McConnell told NPR reporters that he wouldn’t allow hearings for then-President Obama’s Supreme Court nominee, Merrick Garland, as a matter of principle. “The American people are perfectly capable of having their say on this issue, so let’s give them a voice. Let’s let the American people decide,” McConnell said in reference to the upcoming 2016 Presidential election. Today, the senator appears to have abandoned his principles as he pushes for a speedy confirmation despite a critical doubt about the people’s decision. Continue reading “Filibuster Gorsuch to Honor Mitch McConnell’s Wishes”