#TBT Deja Vu all over again. Congress is obstructing. Contrary to Mr. Rubio et al, Presidents do not “stop nominating” both Supreme Court and appellate court judges in their last year in office.

I Throwback on this Thursday to 1990: Since then, 3 times an exiting president has made nominations to the Supreme Court, as required by the Constitution when there is a vacancy, this being our third branch of government and hence vital to the proper functioning of our country, and the Senate has advised and consented, also as required by the Constitution. (I’m even writing this in the style of ye old Constitution, lots of periods, few commas.)