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In Medina County, Like Washington, U.S. Supreme Court Vacancy Is Partisan

The current partisan battle over whether a president should be able to fill a vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court in an election year is reminiscent of 2016, when Senate Republicans pushed to hold off on filling Justice Antonin Scalia’s seat until after the election.

A freshly sworn-in President Donald Trump made the appointment instead of President Barack Obama, who was in office when Scalia passed away that February.

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