Judge Merrick Garland Chosen
Headline Roundup March 16th, 2016
President Obama will announce Wednesday he is nominating Merrick Garland to serve on the Supreme Court, according to three sources, setting up a protracted political fight with Republicans who have vowed to block any candidate picked by the White House.
President Barack Obama will nominate Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court Wednesday morning, multiple congressional sources tell CNN, setting up a dramatic political fight with Senate Republicans who have vowed to block any replacement for the late Justice Antonin Scalia.
According to a report in POLITICO, President Obama will nominate Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court as a replacement for late Justice Antonin Scalia, who died last month. Obama will make the announcement from the Rose Garden at 11 a.m. eastern.