Colbert implores Pelosi to update 'weaponry' in SCOTUS fight: 'Trump has a literal heat ray'
Added 09-22-20 09:57:02am EST - “CBS late-night host Stephen Colbert implored Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) to update her "weaponry" after she spoke about having a "quiver of arrows" for battling Republicans over President Trump's upcoming Supreme Court nominee.” - Thehill.com
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CBS late-night host Stephen ColbertStephen Tyrone ColbertThe Hill's Morning Report - Sponsored by Facebook - Washington on edge amid SCOTUS vacancy Juan Williams: Democrats need to bury their divisions Colbert: Trump sharing fake 'F--- tha Police' video made Biden 'way cooler' MORE implored Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiTrump puts Supreme Court fight at center of Ohio rally CDC causes new storm by pulling coronavirus guidance Overnight Health Care: CDC pulls revised guidance on coronavirus | Government watchdog finds supply shortages are harming US response | As virus pummels US, Europe sees its own spike MORE (D-Calif.) to update her "weaponry" after she spoke about having a "quiver of arrows" for battling Republicans over President TrumpDonald John TrumpBubba Wallace to be driver of Michael Jordan, Denny Hamlin NASCAR team Graham: GOP will confirm Trump's Supreme Court nominee before the election Southwest Airlines, unions call for six-month extension of government aid MORE's upcoming Supreme Court nominee.
Pelosi hinted on ABC on Sunday that Democrats have several options in preventing Trump from getting a third Supreme Court nominee confirmed in his first term. She was asked by ABC's George StephanopoulosGeorge Robert StephanopoulosMurkowski: Supreme Court nominee should not be taken up before election Cruz says Senate Republicans likely have votes to confirm Trump Supreme Court nominee Pelosi: House will use 'every arrow in our quiver' to stop Trump Supreme Court nominee MORE if one option included a second impeachment trial.
“We have our options,” Pelosi responded on "This Week" on Sunday. "We have arrows in our quiver that I’m not about to discuss right now, but the fact is, we have a big challenge in our country."
An August New York Times report said Trump officials suggested using a "heat ray" to repel migrants from the southern border in 2018. Alexei Woltornist, a spokesman for the Department of Homeland Security, told The Hill following the report that such a weapon “was never considered.”
Trump told Fox News on Monday that he will announce his nominee to the Supreme Court "on Friday or Saturday," with the president adding there's "more than enough time" to get his choice to replace the late Justice Ruth Bader GinsburgRuth Bader GinsburgGraham: GOP will confirm Trump's Supreme Court nominee before the election Trump puts Supreme Court fight at center of Ohio rally The Memo: Dems face balancing act on SCOTUS fight MORE confirmed.
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