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USA: Republican stance on Obama Supreme Court nomination 'disrespectful' - Clinton 02:08

USA: Republican stance on Obama Supreme Court nomination 'disrespectful' - Clinton

United States, Sumter
February 25, 2016 at 13:11 GMT +00:00 · Published

During a campaign trail visit to Morris College in Sumter, South Carolina, on Wednesday, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton condemned the Republican position on Obama nominating a new Supreme Court justice.

"To say don't even send us a nominee is at variance to the Constitution and deeply disrespectful to the office of the president of the United States," declared Clinton.

Having disparaged the Republicans' obstructive stance, Clinton went on to urge her audience to turn up and vote in the Saturday South Carolina primary, as well as in the November elections, in order to ensure the White House remains in the hands of a Democrat.

The debate over Obama's right to appoint a new Supreme Court during his last year in office was sparked by the unexpected death of Justice Antonin Scalia on 12th February

USA: Republican stance on Obama Supreme Court nomination 'disrespectful' - Clinton 02:08
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During a campaign trail visit to Morris College in Sumter, South Carolina, on Wednesday, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton condemned the Republican position on Obama nominating a new Supreme Court justice.

"To say don't even send us a nominee is at variance to the Constitution and deeply disrespectful to the office of the president of the United States," declared Clinton.

Having disparaged the Republicans' obstructive stance, Clinton went on to urge her audience to turn up and vote in the Saturday South Carolina primary, as well as in the November elections, in order to ensure the White House remains in the hands of a Democrat.

The debate over Obama's right to appoint a new Supreme Court during his last year in office was sparked by the unexpected death of Justice Antonin Scalia on 12th February

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