Reports say that such political move intends to thwart the president's power to alter the court's ideological balance. "I've said repeatedly and I'm now confident that my conference agrees that this decision ought to be made by the next president, whoever is elected", McConnell said Tuesday, adding later he was unlikely to even meet with Obama's nominee.
Trump is coming off a Feb. 8 win in New Hampshire and a Feb. 20 victory in South Carolina. He came second in Iowa . Rubio, who edged Cruz for second place in Nevada, told Fox & Friends on Wednesday that a majority of Republicans don't want the volatile businessman as their nominee, but "until there's some consolidation here, you're not going to have a clear alternative to Donald Trump".
Entrance polls conducted by Edison indicated that Bernie Sanders won the Hispanic vote over Clinton in Nevada by 8 percentage points, a sign of potential weakness for Clinton even as she won Nevada overall. In a news release, the polling firm noted that Clinton benefited from "overwhelming African American support" in several states across the South. Clinton's support among black voters ranges from 63-74 percent in those states, while Sanders gets just 12-23 percent among those voters.
Ms. Trump revealed that she doesn't believe her husband "insulted the Mexicans", (he did), and she doesn't think he called for a total ban on Muslim immigration (he did).
A Panola County native suspected in another homicide has been indicted in the December 2014 burning death of Courtland teen Jessica Chambers. Now, Tellis is expected to officially be identified as the person who may have been responsible for her horrific burning and death nearly 14 months ago during Wednesday's press conference.
Mr. Cruz, a fiery conservative popular among voters on the Republicans' right, finished a disappointing third in SC after spending much of the past two weeks denying charges of dishonest campaign tactics and defending his integrity.