Democrats were left irate in 2016, after a Republican-majority Senate refused to vote on Barack Obama's 2016 nominee Merrick Garland.
When asked if she could support a Supreme Court nominee who opposed legal abortion, Collins said that she considers a variety of criteria when evaluating potential justices. "There are times to fight and this is one of them".
Republicans now hold a bare 51-49 majority in the Senate, although that includes the ailing Senator John McCain of Arizona.
CO2 shortage forces beer rationing and shuts down major abattoir
As at early summer, about five of these companies in Northern Europe went on a planned shutdown to resolve maintenance problems. A Booker spokesperson said: "Due to the global shortage of CO2, we are experiencing some supply issues on soft drinks and beer".
Former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer reacts to Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy's retirement announcement. Trump said his search for a Supreme Court nominee will "begin immediately" and he intends to make his selection from a list of more than 20 reliably conservative candidates the White House released previous year.
The court's four liberal justices dissented.
Cruz was responding to Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer's call for the "Biden rule" to be used, which would delay a nomination until after the November midterm elections.
Michael Waldman, president of the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law, said Kennedy's role as the deciding votes in big cases means this confirmation fight will be more consequential than any in decades.
The other two older justices, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 85, and Stephen Breyer, 79, are Democratic appointees who would not appear to be going anywhere during a Trump administration if they can help it.
Soon after the court's ruling, Trump took to his Twitter and tweeted, " SUPREME COURT UPHOLDS TRUMP TRAVEL BAN". But the high court on December 4 allowed it to go fully into effect while the legal challenge continued.
The twin turbo unit produces 600bhp and 900nm, sending drive to all four wheels through an eight-speed automatic gearbox. A Pikes Peak logo decorates the carbon fibre fascias, and numbered Pikes Peak treadplates complete the interior.
Now thoughts move on to the round of 16, where if Japan can win, it will give them an unlikely best-ever finish at the World Cup . Bednarek beat his marker at the far post in the 59th minute to volley in a swirling free-kick from Rafal Kurzawa .
The volcano began belching smoke Thursday and several airlines cancelled inbound and outbound flights scheduled for the evening. Bali's Ngurah Rai Airport reopened at 2.45pm today - some five hours earlier than expected as the eruption died down.
Crowley, who relishes identifying himself as "a guy from Queens" outspent Ocasio-Cortez, a Bronx native, 18-1. Commenting on the result, Chris Williamson referred to Crowley as a " Wall Street-linked Democrat ".
Russian President Vladimir Putin , meets United States national security adviser John Bolton in Moscow on Wednesday. Mr Trump told reporters he will discuss the war in Syria and the situation in Ukraine with his Russian counterpart.
The fact of the matter is that a Lakers team led by LeBron and Kawhi would immediately contend for a championship. Trading for LeBron sort of takes the Lakers out of the Leonard sweepstakes financially.
It's called "Keyword Snooze" and it's quietly going live Wednesday to a percentage of users, a Facebook spokesperson confirmed. Update: This article was updated to reflect that this feature is now being tested and will roll out widely later in the year.
Caltrans will also update road information on Facebook and Twitter immediately if the Pawnee Fire closes State Route 20. The fire, which started Saturday, is now almost 13 square miles (21 square kilometers) and has destroyed 12 buildings.
Amazon buys online pharmacy PillPack
The company's board authorized a $10 billion stock buyback, a hefty sum given the $65.7 billion market cap at Wednesday's close. PillPack has mail-order pharmacy licenses in all 50 US states, which could allow Amazon to expand quickly.
Did fringe players impress in England vs Belgium?
After just about squeaking through the group stages at Italia '90, England came up against Belgium in the last 16 . I understand why people question those decisions, but we have to prepare the team in the way we feel right.
Jorge Sampaoli: Lionel Messi is the coach
The result is a happier group, with Messi and Mascherano, emboldened by Tuesday's victory, now calling the shots. To reach the knockout stages, Argentina must beat Nigeria and hope Iceland don't beat Croatia .
Watson wins third Travelers title; tourney raises $2M
ROGERS, Ark. - Nasa Hataoka and Minjee Lee each shot a 6-under 65 to share the second-round lead in the NW Arkansas Championship. You could argue it's his best as a pro, I suppose, although 2014 when he won at Riviera and Augusta National was pretty nice.