Conservative talk-radio icon Rush Limbaugh proposed Senate Republicans skip the confirmation hearings for Trump’s impending Supreme Court nominee and go directly to a floor vote.

During his Monday broadcast, Limbaugh explained that the Judiciary Committee is not required to hold hearings before voting to confirm a Supreme Court nominee, but that it is a traditional procedure.

“I want the Judiciary Committee — I think it’d be great if it were skipped,” he said. “We don’t need to open that up for whatever length of time, so that whoever this nominee is can be Kavanaugh’d, or Borked, or Thomas’d. Because that’s what it’s going to be, especially when it’s not even required.”



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