President Obama nominated Chief Judge Merrick Garland of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit to the U.S. Supreme Court. He called Garland "one of America's sharpest legal minds." Garland is Obama's pick to fill the vacant seat left after Justice Antonin Scalia died. Credits: White House footage; edited by Meta Viers
President Obama nominated Chief Judge Merrick Garland of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit to the U.S. Supreme Court. He called Garland "one of America's sharpest legal minds." Garland is Obama's pick to fill the vacant seat left after Justice Antonin Scalia died. Credits: White House footage; edited by Meta Viers

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