Heritage’s Genevieve Wood: Senate Can Deny Obama SCOTUS Appointment

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s courtroom chair is draped in black to mark his death as part of a tradition that dates to the 19th century, Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016, at the Supreme Court in Washington. Scalia died Saturday at age 79. He joined the court in 1986 and was …
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Daily Signal senior contributor Genevieve Wood discusses the upcoming battle to decide who will replace the late Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court with Breitbart News Daily host Stephen K. Bannon on Sirius XM.

“If what Senator Mitch McConnell, if what Senator Chuck Grassley … if what they said, if they stick to it, it means that, yes, President Obama has the right to nominate a judge but the Senate has a right to say we’re not going to hold confirmation hearings, or we’re not going to confirm the judge that you selected. They said there are not going to be any hearings, said Wood on the coming battle between the White House and the Senate over confirming a replacement for the late Associate Justice Antonin Scalia.

The full interview can be heard below. Breitbart News Daily airs from 6AM-9AM EST on Sirius XM Patriot channel 125.