Lee backs immediate appointment of Supreme Court justice in election year

By , Daily Memphian Updated: September 23, 2020 6:30 PM CT | Published: September 23, 2020 6:30 PM CT
<strong>Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee answers questions during a news conference Wednesday, July 1, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn.</strong> (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee answers questions during a news conference Wednesday, July 1, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Gov. Bill Lee said Wednesday he believes the president and Senate have the responsibility to fill the vacancy left by the death of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg just six weeks before the presidential election.

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Bill Lee RUTH BADER GINSBURG Marsha Blackburn Lamar Alexander
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Sam Stockard is a Nashville-based reporter with more than 30 years of journalism experience as a writer, editor and columnist covering the state Legislature and Tennessee politics for The Daily Memphian.


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