GOP Sens. Call ABA's 'Thurmond Rule' Letter Partisan
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, defended the use of the rule, which prevents votes on judicial nominations for a certain period leading up to a presidential election, in a letter they wrote in response to the ABA's own June 20 letter to the Senate.
The Republican senators...
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