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SCOTUS Rumor: Obama may be Eyeing Nevada GOP Governor Brian Sandoval for SCOTUS Replacement

This is interesting news, indeed…Obama is considering a Republican nominee [1]?!

President Obama reportedly is considering nominating Nevada Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval to the Supreme Court to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia.

The nomination of a Republican would be seen as an attempt by Obama to break the Senate GOP blockade of any of his choices. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., has said his 54-member GOP caucus is opposed to holding confirmation hearings or vote on Obama’s pick, insisting that the choice rests with the next president.

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