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Senate leaders spar over Trump's intent to nominate

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Senate leaders spar over Trump's intent to nominate

Senate leaders spar over Trump's intent to nominate

Democratic Senate Leader Chuck Schumer on Monday called Majority Leader Mitch McConnell "craven" for his intent to put President Donald Trump's to-be-determined Supreme Court nominee to a vote on the Senate floor before the 2020 election.


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