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Brooks: In ‘Ideal World,’ Presidents Should Be Able to Nominate Justices Whenever, But GOP ‘Set a Standard’
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Brooks: In ‘Ideal World,’ Presidents Should Be Able to Nominate Justices Whenever, But GOP ‘Set a Standard’

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,” New York Times columnist David Brooks stated that, ideally, presidents should be able to nominate justices to the Supreme Court “until Inauguration Day.” And “in an ideal world, Trump is right. You should be able to nominate somebody.” He added that the problem is that Republicans created a standard with Judge Merrick Garland’s…

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