The work day had not yet begun but Mr. Trump was making it eventful. He announced the day he will tell the world whom he wants to replace Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court. see tweet of nominees date.
I will be making my Supreme Court pick on Thursday of next week.Thank you!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 25, 2017
Senate Republicans held the seat open for a year, refusing to even consider a nominee from former President Barack Obama and hoping against hope that a Republican would win the presidential election.
They got their wish and are now complaining about Democrats slowing down the confirmations of that president’s cabinet nominees.