Defying GOP, Obama chooses D.C. judge for SCOTUS

Aired: 3/16/2016 | 0:04:16 | Clip
The battle for the late Antonin Scalia’s spot on the Supreme Court began Wednesday, as President Obama officially announced his nomination: Merrick B. Garland, chief judge of the federal Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. Obama was undeterred by Congressional Republican vows to ignore any Supreme Court nomination hearings until a new president has been elected.

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