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Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Lee Saunders: Congress Must Not Seat Another Justice to Supreme Court Until After November


AFSCME President Lee Saunders issued the following statement in response to the announcement that Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy will retire:

“Neil Gorsuch’s seat on the Supreme Court is illegitimate. But now Mitch McConnell and his caucus must practice what they preach. Congress must not seat another justice to the Supreme Court until voters have had their say this November.”

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