Jan 6, 2017

Schumer: Only a pro-choice SCOTUS, please

Chuck Schumer told Huffington Post that Democratic senators aren't likely to confirm a nominee who doesn't support Roe v. Wade. He said the nominee has to be more "mainstream."

"They have to follow the law. For instance, Roe v. Wade has been the law for a long time. If these people want to just repeal and rip out Roe v. Wade ― you have to look at the whole picture. I'm not going to have a litmus test. But that would be an indication."

What's next: Trump has an immediate opening for a SCOTUS nominee.

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