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The Pros And Cons Of Presidential Voting

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As politics roar between foreign policy, presidential campaigning and for a while now the vacant seat from the late Anthony Scalia, we can see opinions from both parties for and against the filling of the seat for many reasons. As the US nation, wide spreads the presidential campaign, we see many viewpoints, drawing in from all over for the nominee pickings in November, with not a large choice in the presidential race we see much of the fighting rebelling against the vacant seat too. With politician's voice suggesting that the people have a choice of who fills the seat, while the president and congress have other thoughts, has created a large split between the houses, while the Supreme Court is equally split to figure out how to unequally figure…show more content…
The consequences could be substantial, but with every party participating even President Obama with making his nominees public, the feud between the parties will continue to boil down to Congress's advice and consent. (Hulse, 2016) The nominees should have a public viewing, for the voters should have a say in their next Supreme Court Justice, yet with the continuing slander from both presidential campaigning parties the public eye might not get the full news on Obama pick Merrick Garland. With the large input from politicians have also changed the rules where the nominees are picked and confirmed. The consequences could be substantial, but with every party participating even President Obama with making his nominees public, the feud between the parties will continue to boil down to Congress's advice and…show more content…
This could be a factor in who or what Scalia wanted in his vacant seat. Therefore, it is important to leave the Justice's seat open to the Republican party for a more conservative court which was in Scalia interest for votes, and hopefully, we can see these same virtues out of Merricks decisions and votes in the seat. Although the threats have been strong from any Republican conservative to block or deflect any nominee made by Obama, they have been strong in this defence in following through to the next presidential inauguration. With the public announcement from Obama that Merrick is his nominated choice is going to create a shift in opinions and threats towards how and where to block Merricks acceptance process if he ever gets to it. (Johnson,
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