Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., walked to the chamber after President Barack Obama urged Senate Republicans to grant hearings and a confirmation vote to Merrick Garland, his nominee to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, March 16, 2016.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., walked to the chamber after President Barack Obama urged Senate Republicans to grant hearings and a confirmation vote to Merrick Garland, his nominee to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, March 16, 2016. J. Scott Applewhite AP
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., walked to the chamber after President Barack Obama urged Senate Republicans to grant hearings and a confirmation vote to Merrick Garland, his nominee to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, March 16, 2016. J. Scott Applewhite AP

Kentucky’s McConnell tells Garland he won't be considered

March 16, 2016 05:40 PM