GOP Sen Susan Collins: ‘Garland Deserves Consideration,’ ‘Some 14 Republicans Senators Willing to Sit Down With Him’

Thursday on CNN’s “New Day,” Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) told co-host Chris Cuomo that President Barack Obama’s choice to fill a vacancy on the Supreme Court, United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Judge Merrick Garland, deserves consideration by her Republican colleagues in the U.S. Senate for confirmation. Collins said she had not decided if she would vote for him, but believed hearings were warranted. “I certainly respect Leader McConnell’s view and I know that he sincerely believes that this appointment should await the election of the next president,” Collins said. “That’s not how I think the system

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