Tim Kaine

Democrats Warn Republicans Against Filling Supreme Court Vacancy

Democrat lawmakers are warning Republicans against filling a Supreme Court vacancy this year after Republicans ignored former President Barack Obama’s nomination of Judge Merrick Garland. At the time, Republican leadership stated that “the American people should have a say in the court’s direction” given 2016’s status as a presidential election year.

In this Feb. 16, 2016 file photo, 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, at the Supreme Court in Washington. In the year since Scalia’s death last February, the court’s empty …

Kaine: Senate Democrats ‘Have Called for a Fair Trial’

During Friday’s Democratic Weekly Address, Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA) said that Senate Democrats “have called for a fair trial that includes relevant documents and witness testimony” and hopes Senate Republicans agree that those conditions should be adhered to. Kaine said,

Tim Kaine (D-Va.)