Trump's best Supreme Court bet: name his nominee but refuse to push her through unless he wins

The death of liberal legal legend Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has left one of the most decisive Supreme Court seats in recent memory vacant, and 2020 in a uniquely high-stakes tailspin. Given the already unprecedented case of a Democratic Supreme Court appointee dying right before a Republican president and Republican-controlled Senate are up for election, President Trump and Mitch McConnell have the extraordinary debacle of whether to hopefully safeguard future Senate prospects and abide by the Senate Majority Leader’s decision to not hold hearings or votes on Barack Obama’s appointment of Merrick Garland to replace Antonin Scalia or to throw caution to the wind in a last ditch attempt to secure a conservative Supreme Court for a generation with gamble on a nomination.

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