Utah GOP Sen. Romney backs Trump filling Justice Ginsburg seat this year
Romney’s support was unclear until Tuesday
Utah GOP Sen. Mitt Romney said Tuesday that he would support a floor vote on President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee.
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Romney told reporters on Capitol Hill that he would support the vote but would not discuss such “hypotheticals” including would he still support such a vote if it was held after the Nov. 3 election and Trump lost.
Still, Romney’s support, which was unclear until Tuesday, appears to give Trump enough votes in the GOP-controlled Senate get a nominee confirmed to the high court.
Ginsburg died Friday from complications from cancer.
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