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New ‘1988’ ad uses Reagan to push GOP on Supreme Court vacancy

MoveOn.org Civic Action is airing this TV ad featuring of President Reagan stating clearly that it is the Senate’s “obligation” to work to fill a Supreme Court vacancy in an election year. The ad underscores the radical and unprecedented nature of Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell’s declaration hours after Justice Antonin Scalia’s death that the Senate would refuse to confirm any Obama Supreme Court nominee.