Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) vowed on Friday night that Republicans will move t…

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellMcConnell focuses on confirming judicial nominees with COVID-19 talks stalledMcConnell accuses Democrats of sowing division by ‘downplaying progress’ on election securityWarren, Schumer introduce plan for next president to cancel ,000 in student debtMORE (R-Ky.) vowed on Friday night that Republicans will move to fill the Supreme Court vacancy created by Ruth Bader GinsburgRuth Bader GinsburgDemocrats, advocates seethe over Florida voting rights rulingTrump’s Supreme Court list reveals influence of Clarence ThomasPresident Nancy Pelosi? Don’t underestimate what she might do in officeMORE’s death.
“Americans reelected our majority in 2016 and expanded it in 2018 because we pledged to work with President TrumpDonald John TrumpHR McMaster says president’s policy to withdraw troops from Afghanistan is ‘unwise’Cast of ‘Parks and Rec’ reunite for virtual town hall to address Wisconsin votersBiden says Trump should step down over coronavirus response MORE and support his agenda, particularly his outstanding appointments to the federal judiciary. Once again, we will keep our promise,” McConnell said.
“President Trumps nominee will receive a vote on the floor of the United States Senate,” McConnell added.
The decision sets up a fierce election-year battle, where McConnell will need to hold together at least 50 of his 53-member caucus to fill the seat, which would let Vice President Pence cast a tie-breaking vote.
Democrats are already calling to leave the seat open until next year.