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Pelosi Won’t Rule Out Impeachment to Block Trump SCOTUS Pick

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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi wouldn’t rule out impeachment proceedings as a way to block the Senate from confirming President Donald Trump’s eventual Supreme Court nominee, saying Sunday that Democrats have “arrows in our quiver” to stall the process.

Following liberal SCOTUS justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death on Friday from cancer, Trump and Senate Republicans have said they plan to move quickly to fill the seat just weeks before the election. Cries of hypocrisy over the GOP’s 2016 election-year stonewalling of Merrick Garland have prompted Democrats to push for a scorched-earth approach should they win the White House and Senate in November.

During an interview on ABC News’ This Week, Pelosi was pressed on what exactly the party could do to prevent Trump and Republicans from rushing to fill RBG’s spot on the bench, considering that the GOP currently holds the majority in the Senate.

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