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Politics Protesters Paint 'Let the People Decide' Mural Outside Mitch McConnell's House Ahead of Barrett Nomination

04:41  27 september  2020
04:41  27 september  2020 Source:   newsweek.com

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Protesters painted a "let the people decide" mural outside Mitch McConnell's home in Washington D.C. on Saturday ahead of President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to replace the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

a man wearing a suit and tie: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell walking to the Senate Floor in Washington D.C. on September 23, 2020. © Drew Angerer/Getty Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell walking to the Senate Floor in Washington D.C. on September 23, 2020.

March for Our Lives activists calling for the Supreme Court selection to be delayed until after Election Day gathered outside McConnell's house this afternoon. The group, dressed in blue, shouted for justice and chalked a large mural that read, "Hey Mitch. We call BS. Let the people decide."

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Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell has vowed to hold a confirmation vote before the White House election on 3 November. Since Ginsburg' s death, Republican senators have been accused of hypocrisy for pressing ahead with a Supreme Court nomination during an election year.

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Their demonstration came hours before Trump announced his Supreme Court nomination at the White House. "Today it is my honor to nominate one of our nation's most brilliant and gifted legal minds to the Supreme Court," the president said in the Rose Garden. "She is a woman of unparalleled achievement, towering intellect, sterling credentials and unyielding loyalty to the Constitution—Judge Amy Coney Barrett."

Newsweek reached out to McConnell's office for comment.

Democrats and Trump critics have urged Republicans to wait until voters cast their ballots in the presidential election on November 3 before confirming the next Supreme Court justice. They have called on the Senate to act consistently with the decision in 2016 to block Merrick Garland, former President Barack Obama's Supreme Court nominee. At the time, Republican senators refused to hold a vote or hearing as they believed it was too close to the election.

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However, the GOP-controlled Senate has already indicated that Trump's nominee would receive their vote. "The historical precedent is overwhelming, and it runs in one direction. If our Democratic colleagues want to claim they are outraged, they can only be outraged at the plain facts of American history," McConnell said last week.

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McConnell cares about his donors. As a former Trump White House official told the New Yorker’ s For someone obsessed with keeping power, filling this seat in a nomination process that more than Of course, few people have cared less about the will of the people than Mitch McConnell , and few

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At least two Republican senators have indicated that they will not support a vote on Barrett before Election Day. Republican Susan Collins of Maine on Tuesday said she will vote against any nominee before November 3 and urged her colleagues to follow the same procedure set by Garland in 2016.

"I made it very clear, yes, that I did not think there should be a vote prior to the election. And if there is one, I would oppose the nominee," Collins told reporters, "not because I might not support that nominee under normal circumstances, but we're simply too close to the election."

Senator Lisa Murkowski of Alaska has sided with Collins. She also said the Senate shouldn't vote before Americans vote.

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