Another Supreme Court Vacancy Coming? This Senator Thinks So.

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas)¬†said back in February that he believed there would be another Supreme Court vacancy in 2017. As a former Supreme Court clerk and member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Cruz is well-connected and highly credible when it comes to SCOTUS rumors. Today, the possibility of another vacancy got a big boost from Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, who said he expects one of the current justices to resign or retire this summer. As chairman of that committee, Grassley’s word is probably as good as Cruz’s. Grassley didn’t hint at which justice