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Red State Dem Senators Refuse to Attend SCOTUS Announcement

Two senators in contentious 2018 reelection fights rejected President Trump's invitation to the White House.

By NTK Staff | 07.09.2018 @5:10pm
Red State Dem Senators Refuse to Attend SCOTUS Announcement

Four red-state Democrats may have alienated their Trump-voting constituents on Monday, when they all snubbed, one way or another, President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee.

The president reportedly invited Sens. Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND), Joe Donnelly (D-IN), and Joe Manchin (D-WV to the announcement of his nominee, but the three senators, whose constituents chose Trump in 2016, turned him down.

They said they would meet with the nominee at a later date:

And Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA), whose state Trump also won, announced that he would oppose any nominee the president chose from his list of 25.

The Democrat wrote in a Twitter thread that all of Trump’s potential nominees are “far [r]ight.”

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