Democrats try to figure out how to be relevant

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Chuck Schumer said the Senate should wait to confirm a new Supreme Court nominee -- using the same argument Republican Mitch McConnell used to refuse to vote on President Obama’s nominee, Merrick Garland. But Schumer doesn’t control the Senate. So there’s little chance Republicans will wait. That leaves activist Democrats wondering if there’s anything they can do to influence who ends up on the Supreme Court after Anthony Kennedy steps down at the end of July.


Dan Pfeiffer. Photo credit: Amy Ta

Credits

Guest:
Dan Pfeiffer - Former White House Director of Communications - @danpfeiffer

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Sarah Sweeney, Michell Eloy, Amy Ta, Christian Bordal, Quinn O'Toole, Yael Even Or, Alexandra Sif Tryggvadottir