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Senate Republicans telling president Obama Tuesday don't even bother sending a nominee for the open seat on the Supreme Court going to Majority Leader Mitch McConnell saying the Senate has no intention of holding hearings or a boat under Obama picked to replace the late Antone and Scalia this after several GOP senators last week suggested hearings were possible Andy Sullivan is following the story all the Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee that the constitution gives them the power to withhold approval and if you , they're saying that they're , and in the Senate is that this nomination should not be filled , about this lame duck president Mr McConnell also said he wouldn't even meet with whoever Obama put forward as a nominee took her to see how they will change their position on this and it's hard to see how Obama will get the nominee he wants on the court at this point it looks like the Supreme Court will be split Ford or until at least January of next year thanks everybody Republicans fear a left leaning Obama pick would end the court's longstanding conservative majority White House so far sticking to plan for a volatile pointed nominee anyway as soon as this week and hope public pressure forces Senate leaders to think again