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GOP Senate Candidate Says Obama’s Supreme Court Pick Deserves A Vote

Posted by Steve Schram on April 27, 2016 at 11:02 AM

Originally published on April 26, 2016 on the Huffington Post by David Jolly.

WASHINGTON — Rep. David Jolly (R-Fla.), who’s vying for a Senate seat in November, broke from his party’s messaging on Monday night and said Republicans should act on President Barack Obama’s Supreme Court nominee this year.

“I do think he should have a hearing and I would like to see a vote,” Jolly said in a debate with one of his Democratic opponents, Rep. Alan Grayson.

The Florida lawmaker also said if he were in the Senate now, he would meet with Obama’s pick, Merrick Garland. “Of course,” he said.

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