Hello! Get ready for the weekend with this edition of Daily Links…
Senate Republicans triggered the “nuclear option” to push Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch. This enabled Republicans to end a long-standing rule that 60 votes were required to cut off debate about a Supreme Court nominee, despite Gorsuch’s nomination being successfully filibustered by Senate Democrats. A vote on Gorsuch’s appointment is scheduled for today, and the conservative judge is poised to assume a position on the court.
— mariah (@xmariahnicole) April 5, 2017
On a lighthearted note, fans helped Solange realize her vision of laying Kanye West’s “Bad News” over a scene from The Wiz.
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