Barack Obama is calling for Senate to move swiftly to replace the empty Supreme Court chair after the passing of Antonin Scalia. The committee is expectedly dragging its feet.
Cue the political petty party.
Below is a signed document saying the committee will not hold any meetings until after Barack’s term is up:
And Barack is like, hold up.
In a new social campaign, Obama uses twitter to push a nominee.
The video includes an infographic explaining that every Supreme Court nominee in American history has received a vote within 125 days. With 300 days left in Obama’s reign, the clock is ticking.
The digital campaign links to an online petition to get Senate to consider a nominee.
Way to be modern day presidentially trill, Obama.
You can sign here.