Mitch McConnell is going to keep blocking President Obama's Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland even if that means Donald Trump ultimately gets to fill the court vacancy.
In a statement to reporters Wednesday morning, McConnell spokesman Don Stewart said that nothing has changed and McConnell still plans to wait to 2017 to allow the Senate to vote on a Supreme Court nominee.
"While I'm glad to see Democrats concede that there won't be a Democrat in the White House next year, Republicans continue to believe that the American people should have a voice in this decision and the next president should make the nomination," Stewart said. "Despite the White House coordinating with liberal groups and millions of dollars in special-interest ads, no Republican has moved from their principled position."
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