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Chuck Schumer Calls For Blocking SCOTUS Vacancy “Until We Have a New President”

This is actually unprecedented.

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Just hours after the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is saying that the vacancy left behind shouldn’t be filled by President Trump- be it in his second term as President or otherwise.

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Trump wouldn’t be a “new President” if he were to secure a second term in office in the November election, making it seem as if Schumer would work to obstruct the confirmation of his potential SCOTUS pick no matter what.

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Schumer also sent his tweet refusing to work on the confirmation of a new justice before he even formally mourned Ruth Bader Ginsberg’s death. The tweet on the vacancy was sent eight minutes before he memorialized the judicial progressive, who died Friday afternoon of complications from cancer.

Trying to block a Supreme Court confirmation process on the basis of the President making the selection is truly unprecedented, as opposed to delaying a pick on the basis of a pending presidential election. Republicans may try to confirm a new Supreme Court justice before the November election, if Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell can convince liberal-leaning Republicans such as Mitt Romney and Susan Collins to get on board.

Schumer is hoping for a Joe Biden victory and replacing RBG with another progressive. If he were to try to permanently block new SCOTUS picks throughout the duration of Trump’s potential second term in office, he will likely face considerable push-back for unprecedented greed for power.

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Rand Paul Warns Third Party Will Rise if Republican Senators Vote with Democrats to Convict President Trump

The GOP is crumbling.

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Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) is warning that at least one-third of GOP senators will revolt and leave the party if Republicans join Democrats to convict the president.

This would potentially create the most viable third party in recent political history if Republican leadership is foolish enough to go down this path. Even though he refused to oppose the vote steal last week, Paul claims he and many of his colleagues intend to leave the party forever if the Senate goes through with impeachment.

“I didn’t agree with the fight that happened last week. I voted against over-turning the election,” Paul said while appearing on FOX News on Friday night. “But at the same time, the impeachment is a wrongheaded, partisan notion. If Republicans go along with it, it will destroy the party. A third of the Republicans will leave the party.”

“A third of the Republicans will leave the party,” Paul added. “This isn’t about, anymore, about the Electoral College, it’s about the future of the party, and whether you’re going to ostracize and excommunicate President Trump from the party. Well, guess what? Millions of his fans will leave as well.”

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Paul made these responses after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) publicly flirted with the idea of voting to convict President Trump.

“I have not made a final decision on how I will vote and I intend to listen to the legal arguments when they are presented to the Senate,” McConnell said.

Paul is putting McConnell and the rest of the GOP leadership on notice. This is the line in the sand as far as he is concerned.

“They will destroy the Republican Party. If leadership is complicit with an impeachment or if leadership votes for an impeachment, they will destroy the party,” Paul said. 

“Like I say, I have opposed President Trump when I thought he was wrong, I’ve been for him when he was right. We did a lot of good things throughout the Trump presidency, and impeachment is purely a partisan thing,” he added.

The full segment with Paul and host Laura Ingraham can be seen here:

Big League Politics has reported on the division within the GOP since 10 Republican turncoats in the House join Democrats to impeach Trump for a second time:

Liz Cheney, daughter of Dick, was one of ten GOP House members to vote “yes” on President Donald Trump’s unprecedented second impeachment. Then when some were calling on Cheney to resign over her disgraceful vote, Dan Crenshaw, who voted against impeachment, quickly came to her defense and announced his “full support” for her.

“Let’s get some truth on the record: @Liz_Cheney has a hell of a lot more backbone than most, & is a principled leader with a fierce intellect,” Crenshaw tweeted Wednesday afternoon. “She will continue to be a much needed leader in the conference, with my full support.”

“We can disagree without tearing each other apart,” he added…

Cheney’s vote comes as no surprise. Big League Politics reported on her recent statement in support of Trump’s second impeachment, part of which read: “There has never been a greater betrayal by a President of the United States of his office and his oath to the Constitution. I will vote to impeach the President.” For this CNN laughably called her the “conscience of Republicans.”

The realignment that is happening within the conservative movement might result in the destruction of the Republican Party. President Trump may ultimately destroy the GOP swamp.

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