FLASHBACK: Schumer Once Thought a Supreme Court Justice Didn’t Need 60 Votes
During the confirmation vote for Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito, Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY) conceded that a Supreme Court Justice doesn’t need 60 votes from the Senate to be confirmed. “Without doubt, Judge Alito today has the votes to win confirmation,” Schumer said on the Senate floor. Judge Alito received 58 votes to be confirmed […]By NTK Staff | 02.07.2017 @4:01pm
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