From the daily archives: Friday, March 25, 2016

On Friday, the White House hosted an on-the-record conference call with reporters featuring Principal Deputy Press Secretary Eric Schultz, Senator Sherrod Brown of Ohio, and Professor Verna Williams of the University of Cincinnati.

The focus on the call centered on President Barack Obama’s nomination of Chief Judge Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court, and the Senate‚Äôs constitutional duty to give him a fair hearing and an up-or-down vote.

Mr. Schultz said the president chose Judge Merrick Garland because of his impeccable credentials and an unassailable record of legal excellence. The White House consulted wide range of sources including republicans, Schultz […]

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