Could Democrats Block Supreme Court For Entire Trump Term?

  • Republicans blocked Obama's Supreme Court Pick for almost a year, and were planning to block Hillary Clinton’s Supreme Court picks forever. Now that Trump won, will Democrats do *anything*? Cenk Uygur and John Iadarola, hosts of The Young Turks, discuss. Tell us what you think in the comment section below. "The Supreme Court war between Mitch McConnell and Chuck Schumer has begun. The two Senate leaders on Wednesday launched their opening volleys in what is sure to be a contentious battle to confirm Donald Trump’s future nominee to the Supreme Court. This time, it’s Republicans who are vowing to press forward with the eventual nomination — and Democrats already threatening to block the person chosen to replace deceased Justice Antonin Scalia... Schumer responded at his own news conference that Democrats would give a “very careful look” to Supreme Court nominees that they viewed as being within the legal mainstream. But “if they’re out of the mainstream, we’ll oppose them tooth and nail.” Schumer declined to define mainstream, saying, “Well, you know it when you see it.” In an MSNBC interview Tuesday night, Schumer said it was “hard” for him to imagine a Trump high court nominee who would be able to garner Democratic support.”* Read more here: Hosts: Cenk Uygur, John Iadarola Cast: Cenk Uygur, John Iadarola *** The Largest Online News Show in the World. Hosted by Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian. LIVE STREAMING weekdays 6-8pm ET. Young Turk (n), 1. Young progressive or insurgent member of an institution, movement, or political party. 2. Young person who rebels against authority or societal expectations. (American Heritage Dictionary) Download audio and video of the full two hour show on-demand + the members-only post game show by becoming a member at Your membership supports the day to day operations and is vital for our continued success and growth. Get The Young Turks Mobile App Today! Download the iOS version here: Download the Android version here: