How the Battle to Fill Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s SCOTUS Seat Could Provoke a Constitutional Crisis
It turns that the United States didn’t need to wait until Election Day to undergo a constitutional crisis.
The death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg will almost certainly transform the remaining weeks of the campaign — but also has the potential to reshape constitutional government in the United States.
Ginsburg’s death from cancer, 46 days before the presidential election, comes four years after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell spent nearly a year blocking a vote on Merrick Garland’s nomination to the Court. Barack Obama appointed Garland, a moderate judge on the...