Press Release

Supreme Court Nominee Deserves Fair Hearing, Consideration

Elizabeth Heyd,, 202-289-2424

WASHINGTON (March 16, 2016) – President Obama this morning is scheduled to nominate a successor to the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. The following is a statement by Rhea Suh, president of the Natural Resources Defense Council:

“The president is fulfilling his constitutional obligation. Now the U.S. Senate should do its job by providing the nominee a fair hearing and a timely vote – and not engage in partisan obstructionism.’’

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