Susan Collins has issued a statement on GOP efforts to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg prior to the election.
Collins says “In fairness to the American people, who will either be re-electing the President or selecting a new one, the decision on a lifetime appointment to the Supreme Court should be made by the President who is elected on November 3rd.”
Here is here full statement.
My statement on the Supreme Court vacancy: pic.twitter.com/jvYyDN5gG4
— Sen. Susan Collins (@SenatorCollins) September 19, 2020
Collins now joins Elizabeth Murkowski in being a second confirmed “no” against replacing Ginsburg prior to the election.
Senator Murkowski has announced she will not vote to replace Ginsburg until after election day, saying “fair is fair.”
NEW: GOP Senator Lisa Murkowski announces she will NOT vote to replace RBG on SCOTUS until after Election Day, saying, "fair is fair."
— Stephanie Myers (@_StephanieMyers) September 19, 2020
Many will now be awaiting statements of Mitt Romney, Chuck Grassley, and Cory Gardner.