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How Trump’s supreme court nomination fight could upend the 2020 election

Gift, Thomas (2020) How Trump’s supreme court nomination fight could upend the 2020 election. USApp – American Politics and Policy Blog (21 Sep 2020). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

The recent death of Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will set up a bruising battle in Washington over her replacement. With just two months to go before Americans casts their ballots on November 3rd, President Trump has insisted that he has the right to fill the vacancy, whereas Democrats argue that no new justice should be confirmed until after the upcoming election. In this Q&A, Thomas Gift examines the likelihood that Republicans proceed with the Supreme Court confirmation and how this political fight will affect Trump’s chances for re-election.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/usappblog/
Additional Information: © 2020 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
J Political Science > JK Political institutions (United States)
Date Deposited: 04 Nov 2020 11:12
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2021 23:03
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/106938

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