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Cruz: Republicans Must Fill Supreme Court Seat Before Election Because Clinton Has Told Biden To Challenge The Results

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Sen. Ted Cruz told George Stephanopoulos on ABC's "This Week" that it is likely Republicans will have the votes to confirm a replacement for the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg before the November election.

"I think it is particularly important that the Senate take it up and confirm this nomination before the election because Joe Biden has been explicit. He has said if he doesn’t win, he’s going to challenge this election. He’s going to go to court, he’s going to challenge, he’s already hired a big legal team."


"Hillary Clinton has told Joe Biden under no circumstances should you concede. Given that, there is a serious risk of a constitutional crisis if Joe Biden is bringing litigation like we had in Bush v. Gore," Cruz said. An equally divided court can’t decide anything, that could make this presidential election drag on weeks and months and well into next year. That is an intolerable situation for the country. We need a full court on Election Day given the very high likelihood that we’re going to see litigation that goes to the court."
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