Republican senator Mitt Romney said he will vote if a Supreme Court nominee reaches the Senate floor, and that it is not ‘written in the stars’ that the court has a liberal bent. Photo: AP Republican senator Mitt Romney said he will vote if a Supreme Court nominee reaches the Senate floor, and that it is not ‘written in the stars’ that the court has a liberal bent. Photo: AP
Republican senator Mitt Romney said he will vote if a Supreme Court nominee reaches the Senate floor, and that it is not ‘written in the stars’ that the court has a liberal bent. Photo: AP

Mitt Romney backs US Supreme Court nominee vote, paving way for Republican confirmation

  • The Utah senator and former presidential candidate said he supports a vote on President Donald Trump’s nominee to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg
  • This all but ensures Trump’s choice will be confirmed, despite Democrats’ objections that it is too close to the US presidential election

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Republican senator Mitt Romney said he will vote if a Supreme Court nominee reaches the Senate floor, and that it is not ‘written in the stars’ that the court has a liberal bent. Photo: AP Republican senator Mitt Romney said he will vote if a Supreme Court nominee reaches the Senate floor, and that it is not ‘written in the stars’ that the court has a liberal bent. Photo: AP
Republican senator Mitt Romney said he will vote if a Supreme Court nominee reaches the Senate floor, and that it is not ‘written in the stars’ that the court has a liberal bent. Photo: AP
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