Yesterday it was announced that Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had passed away at the age of 87. As that news broke, Sen. Chuck Schumer didn’t waste one second before turning to the politics at hand and trolling Mitch McConnell. At the same time, eyes were turning towards Republican senators such as Mitt Romney, and whether he and others would agree to vote on a nominee before the election. Some reports said that Romney would not commit to doing so:

That claim spread fast on Twitter, but Romney communications director Liz Johnson called “fake news” on those kinds of reports:

So stay tuned.

Senator Romney issued this statement after the death of Justice Ginsburg:



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