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Old 13 July 2018, 04:12 AM
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Originally Posted by erwins View Post
It would take 60 votes to defeat a filibuster. I'm not sure where in this scenario you imagine the Republicans needing to defeat a filibuster of Garland?
Sorry, I'm tired. I was thinking that at the time it took 60 votes to confirm; but you're right, at the time it took 60 votes to move the vote, not to confirm once the vote was called.
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