"This is the strongest argument I can make" for Pat Toomey's re-election, McCain said, and that is "so we can make sure there is not three places on the United States Supreme Court that will change this country for decades".
John McCain of Arizona says Republicans will be united against any Supreme Court nominee put forward by Hillary Clinton if she becomes president. Carrie Severino of the Judicial Crisis Network, a leading outside group advocating for the Senate GOP's Supreme Court obstruction, similarly expressed interest in continuing the Supreme Court blockade if Clinton is elected, saying that "the court could really function as long as it needed to with eight justices". The last time the American people spoke, they elected a Republican majority to the Senate to act as a "check and balance" on President Obama's liberal agenda - a responsibility I can not ignore.
Republican Sen. John McCain told local press in Pennsylvania that Senate Republicans would block the confirmation of Democrat presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's U.S. Supreme Court nominees, should she prevail in the November election. Democrats are already suggesting that one outcome, known as the "nuclear option", might be to eliminate the filibuster for Supreme Court nominees.
Obama to highlight record high school graduation rate
At the same time, he also warned the students they would need more than a high school diploma to succeed in today's job market. The numbers show progress among students of all races, as well as low-income students, and those with disabilities.
McCain was on the Philadelphia radio program to support Sen.
Republicans now hold 54 seats in the Senate while Democrats hold 46, including two independents who caucus with them. That being said, Sen.
McCain recently unendorsed Republican nominee Donald Trump after a leaked 2005 tape of the Manhattan billionaire making crude sexual remarks about women was made public earlier this month. "I promise you", McCain said Monday, according to CNN. "That being said, Senator McCain will, of course, thoroughly examine the record of any Supreme Court nominee put before the Senate and vote for or against that individual based on their qualifications as he has done throughout his career", Dean said.