Washington Post: Inside the coming campaign to block Trump’s Supreme Court pick


The ultra-savvy media take on Anthony Kennedy’s retirement is that Democrats will be “powerless” to stop President Trump’s replacement for him on the Supreme Court. That’s largely true, but it’s an easy thing to say: Of course Democrats don’t have the votes to block Trump’s nominee, if all 51 Republican senators vote to confirm him or her, or if 50 do (and Vice President Pence breaks the tie).

…This morning, I spoke to Brian Fallon, who is executive director of Demand Justice, a liberal group that will play a leading role in the campaign to block Trump’s nominee. He stressed that the campaign has three core components.

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