Should President Trump nominate a US Supreme Court Justice and the US Senate vote, to fill the vacancy before the next Presidential Election? Why or Why Not?
Explain your answer. Please feel free to use not only the textbook but also other material (such as articles, reports, journals, etc.) to support your answer.
Chapter One of the text states “[t]he first three articles of the Constitution establish the legislative, executive and judicial branches of government and the country’s system of checks and balances.” In light of the recent passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, please write a minimum three-page paper on whether or not President Donald Trump should nominate and the US Senate vote, to fill the vacancy with his choice before the next Presidential Election, which will be held in less than 45 days. Please also note that an article in The Hill states “[f]ormer President Obama called on the Senate not to fill the Supreme Court vacancy created by the death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday, urging Republicans to live up to the standard they set in 2016 when they refused to give a hearing to his final nominee, Merrick Garland.”