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Fact Check: Cory Booker Says 'Rushed' SCOTUS Nomination 'Not Normal'

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“I will not be voting to confirm Judge Barrett’s nomination.”Booker’s assertion, that the current process is “rushed,” is false and was immediately fact-checked by Sen. Mike Crapo (R-ID), who delivered his remarks immediately after the New Jersey senator.“More than half of all Supreme Court hearings have been held within 16 days of the announcement of the nominee,” Crapo said. Crapo explained that the sitting president at the time made a nomination to fill the vacancy “every one of those 29 times.”Nineteen of those 29 times, the parties of the president and Senate majority were the same, and 17 of those 19 nominees were confirmed,” he said, adding, “By contrast, of the ten times of which the Senate was controlled by the party opposite of the president, only one time did the Senate that was not the party of the president proceed to fill that vacancy.”“In fact, vacancies under a divided government — meaning a Senate and presidency from different parties — have not been filled for over 130 years going back to 1888,” the senator added, effectively debunking his colleague’s claim.In September, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) addressed similar concerns from Democrats, debunking the “myth” that there simply is not time to properly examine and confirm a nominee to the Supreme Court prior to the presidential election:“As of today, there are 43 days until November 3 and 104 days until the end of this Congress,” McConnell said at the time.

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