North Carolina’s two U.S. Senators made it clear Wednesday that they would not be swayed by Merrick Garland’s qualifications into holding confirmation hearings for President Obama’s nomination to the highest court.
Both Senators Richard Burr and Thom Tillis believe that the next president and not Obama should make the pick to replace the late Antonin Scalia. Here’s what each man posted to Facebook Wednesday after the nomination became known.
Learn more about Merrick Garland in this piece by Policy Watch’s Rob Schofield.