Thursday, April 20, 2017

Grassley: Expect a SCOTUS opening this summer --



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Consider this one of the worst-kept secrets in a place known for being worst at keeping secrets. Senate Judiciary chair Chuck Grassley made it a little more public on Tuesday at an event in Muscatine, Iowa. Grassley told the audience at Kent Corporation that he expects to get the gang back together again this summer to consider a new nominee for the Supreme Court following a resignation”
During a visit to Muscatine Tuesday morning, U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, said he expects a Supreme Court Justice resignation within the year.
“I would expect a resignation this summer,” he said.
Gee, whomever could he mean? For the past few weeks, rumors have swirled around Washington that swing-vote Justice Anthony Kennedy wants to hang up his robe and ride off into the sunset.

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