In case you really cared what 8 Democratic governors had to say about the U.S. Senate’s role in confirming a Supreme Court nominee, today was your day in Washington, D.C.!
Of course President Obama can make a nomination. And there’s nothing in the Constitution that says the Senate has to act on it. Why do they leave that part out?
It gets funnier. The White House called a “photo op” to show how much work Obama will do this weekend vetting possible replacements for Justice Scalia:
Well, at least he’s doing his homework as he ditches the Scalia funeral.
Josh Earnest defended the decision to send Joe Biden instead, telling reporters the vice president’s “security footprint is a little bit lighter.”
Earlier today President Obama and Michelle Obama paid their respects at the Supreme Court:
For less than 2 minutes: