Senate GOP to Block Democrats’ Plan to Temporarily Replace Feinstein on Judiciary Committee

It appears that the 10 GOP votes needed to join all present Senate Democrats in temporarily replacing Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) on the Senate Judiciary Committee are not there.
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) has proposed a resolution that would put a Democrat on the committee to temporarily take Feinstein’s seat given the senator’s weeks-long absence as she has been dealing with shingles. Feinstein has reportedly agreed to this move. However, with Democrats controlling the Senate, 50–49, such a resolution will need the support of 10 Republicans in order to overcome a filibuster. Schumer has said he will try to have the resolution passed via unanimous consent, which any one member can object to….

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