HARRY REID: GOP Not Budging on SCOTUS Nomination, “Will Wait and See What President Trump Will Do”
Senate leaders met with Barack Obama on Tuesday to discuss the vacancy on the Supreme Court after Justice Scalia’s death.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley stuck to their position that the next president should fill the vacancy.
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid said it looks like “President Trump” will fill the slot.
Even Harry Reid has the capacity to be honest every once in a blue moon.
12 News reported:
President Obama met with top Senate leaders Tuesday at the White House in an attempt to bridge the stand-off over whether the Obama should send a Supreme Court nomination to the Senate.
They left 40 minutes later with no hints of progress, with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky. and Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, sticking to their position that the next president should fill the vacancy left by Justice Antonin Scalia’s death last month..
“They were adamant. They said, ‘No, we’re not going to do this at all,'” Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., told reporters outside the White House. “They think they are going to wait and see what President Trump will do, I guess.”