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July 18, 2014

MORNING BUZZ: Scott won't back judge, Haley says SC won't get immigrant children

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U.S. Sen. Tim Scott joins opposition to nomination of a S.C. judge for federal post Scott’s decision not to support Alison Lee's nomination effectively might thwart almost any chance that the Tulane Law School grad has of making it through the congressional nomination process.

Gov, Nikki Haley said the federal government has no plans to send immigrant children to South Carolina. In a letter to U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson, Haley said she finds comfort in South Carolina not being used as a “mass shelter.”

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