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Marco Rubio Calls On DOJ to Protect Supreme Court Justices
On Thursday, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., sent a letter to U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland about efforts to intimidate Supreme Court Justices as they consider Dobbs v. Jackson. The letter is below. Dear Attorney General...
Marco Rubio, Rick Scott Help Ensure Amy Coney Barrett is on the Supreme Court
Democrats from the Sunshine State insisted the GOP rushed through the nomination and promised that voters won’t forget as control of the Senate is on the line in the current election.
Marco Rubio Takes Aim at Joe Biden, Democrats in Final Days of the Campaign
“Biden may claim that he is ‘not a fan’ of court-packing, but when asked directly last week whether he would support it, he acknowledged ‘it depends’ on how Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination ‘turns out,’” Rubio insisted.
Congressional Democrats Backing Term Limits For Supreme Court Judges
Republicans say they have the votes in the Senate to confirm the nomination, leaving the GOP with a 6-3 advantage on the Supreme Court.
Rick Scott Doubles Down on Support of Amy Coney Barrett
The junior senator from Florida applauded the Comey nomination in a conference call with reporters from the Sunshine State. Scott said he spoke with Trump about the possibility of naming 11th Circuit Court Judge Barbara Lagoa, who is from South Florida to the highest court in the land but added that he is happy with Barrett.
Florida’s Senators Back Amy Coney Barrett Being Named to the Supreme Court
Both Rubio and Scott weighed in on Saturday after Trump announced he was selecting Barrett to replace the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg. The Senate is expected to vote on the nomination at the end of October.