Clinton Slams Republicans for Threatening to Block Scalia’s Replacement

GOP politicians want to prevent President Obama from appointing a new justice.


In a statement released hours after the nation learned of the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, Hillary Clinton blasted Republican politicians who have called for Scalia’s seat to remain vacant until President Barack Obama leaves office next year.

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