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Over the weekend, our country suffered a tremendous loss in the passing of Justice Antonin Scalia, an unwavering champion of our nation’s Constitution and an outspoken defender of the original intent of our Founders’ writings.
His presence on the Court is irreplaceable and he will be sorely missed.
The vacancy on the Supreme Court left by Justice Scalia has sent shockwaves through Washington. The next justice named to the Court will play a crucial role in determining the future of policy in America for decades to come.
This is not a decision to be taken lightly.
Senate Republicans have made a commitment to ensuring that the American people have a voice in the selection of the next Supreme Court Justice.
I hope you will join us by signing the petition to stand with Senate Republicans as we hold our ground in waiting to confirm a new justice until after 2016, the time by which the American people will have chosen a new president and a new direction for our country.
Your support means everything at this pivotal moment in American history.
U.S. Senate Majority Leader