President Obama Nominates Merrick Garland For Supreme Court

Merrick Garland, US appeals judge in the Washington DC circuit is Obama’s pick for Supreme Court Justice. Garland was nominated for the ninth seat on the highest court due to the sudden death of Associate Justice Antonin Scalia February 13. Obama referred¬†to Garland as being ” One of America’s sharpest legal minds” on the white house lawn early Wednesday morning. Garland is described as being a moderate judge with an emphasis on gun control, a hot button issue for liberals and democrats alike. However, has garnered bipartisan support for over…

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