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February 15, 2016 2:55 am

Under Bush, Schumer Said No New Supreme Court Justices During End of President’s Term

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U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY). Photo: WikiCommons.

US Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY). Photo: Wiki Commons.

Daily Caller – During a Sunday morning appearance on ABC’s “This Week,” Democratic Sen. Charles Schumer decried the intent of many Senate Republicans to prevent President Barack Obama from appointing the successor to deceased Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.

But less than a decade ago, Schumer advocated doing the same exact thing if any additional Supreme Court vacancies opened under former President George W. Bush.

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