MSNBC’s Chris Matthews is still upset by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s (R-KY) decision last year to not act on President Obama’s nomination of Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court. In fact he is imploring Democrats to vote against “Mr. Nice Guy” Neil Gorsuch, saying “it’s not his turn.”
“Donald Trump wants the United States Senate to confirm his pick, Donald Trump’s pick for the U.S. Supreme Court. He wants Democrats to join Republicans in giving his pick the 60 votes to override the expected filibuster.
Let me suggest a very good reason not to let this happen—it’s not about Trump’s pick, it’s about President Obama’s pick, the one Mitch McConnell and his bunch decided did not even deserve a vote, did not even deserve a hearing, did not even deserve the respect of someone nominated to this high position.”
Matthews also said that Gorsuch shouldn’t be confirmed because it wasn’t his turn, and that Trump shouldn’t exploit the vacancy that Mitch McConnell created: