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Fact check: Senate Republicans moving to confirm Trump's Supreme Court nominee but blocked Obama's

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A claim addressing the double standard for consideration of the two presidents' Supreme Court nominees was correct on substance, off on timing.
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The Republican-led U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday approved President Donald Trump's nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to a lifetime Supreme Court seat despite a Democratic boycott, clearing the way for a final Senate confirmation vote planned for Monday. This video produced by Jonah Green.

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