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Old 11-14-2019, 06:47 PM
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Originally Posted by HurricaneDitka View Post
I don't think that's the right baseline. Normally confirmation processes run for a few months, but in a rush, I suspect the Republicans could get it done in a few weeks, so ... she's got to hold out until, I don't know, sometime around New Year's Day 2021.
I understand that that would likely be the case. My hypothetical assumed that there would be enough republicans voting with the left to block a nomination until the after the next POTUS takes office. My question was how long they would be able to keep the seat open if Ginsburg does pass before the end of the current term. If it happens tonight would they be able to stall for a year?