Conservatives: GOP Senate Should Block Any Obama Selection For Supreme Court

Right-Wing Media Respond To Justice Scalia's Death

Antonin ScaliaMinutes after the news broke that Justice Antonin Scalia had passed away, conservative media figures began urging Republican senators to block any selection President Obama would make to replace him:

Scalia was part of a conservative bloc on the Supreme Court that regularly overturned progressive legislation and precedent, making any replacement a contested issue in both the Senate and the 2016 presidential election with major national implications.