NOMINATIONS/OBAMA/SUPREME COURT: [Reporter: “Sir, President Obama’s pick in 2016, Merrick Garland, didn’t get a chance to move forward. That was an election year. Why should your pick get a chance to move forward in an election year?”]

“Well, that’s called ‘the consequences of losing an election.’ He lost the election. He didn’t have the votes. When you lose elections, sometimes things don’t work out well.”

-Donald Trump, “Remarks by President Trump Before Marine One Departure,” whitehouse.gov, Sep. 19, 2020