On Tuesday, Utah Sen.
Mitt Romney announced he planned to consider and vote for President Donald Trump's nominee for the Supreme Court.
"The historical precedent of election year nominations is that the Senate generally does not confirm an opposing party's nominee but does confirm a nominee of its own," he said in a statement.
Romney said he will follow the Constitution and consider Trump's nominee.
"If the nominee reaches the Senate floor, I intend to vote based upon their qualifications.