Antonin Scalia

McConnell: Supreme Court Vacancy Will ‘Not Be Filled This Year’

Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told reporters he and other Senate Republican leaders met with President Barack Obama for about an hour earlier in the day Tuesday, reiterating to the president that they will not hold a hearing for his Supreme Court nominee.

McConnell: No Hearing on Supreme Court Nominee

David Hawkings’ Whiteboard: Election-Year Supreme Court Nominations

Watch Live: Justice Scalia Lies in Repose at Supreme Court

The body of Justice Antonin Scalia will lie in repose in the Great Hall of the Supreme Court. Scalia died on Feb. 13.

President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama and the eight justices of the Supreme Court are expected to attend.

Obama on Supreme Court Nomination: ‘The Constitution is Clear’

Reid Blasts 'Racist' Scalia Remarks