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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.
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.
In the case of Bostock vs. Clayton County, the Supreme Court ruled by a 6-3 margin that the firing of an employee for being gay or transgendered is a violation of their Title VII rights under the Civil Rights Act of 1964.