Paul Begala, a Democratic strategist and CNN political commentator, was a political consultant for Bill Clinton’s presidential campaign in 1992 and was counselor to Clinton in the White House. He was a consultant to Priorities USA Action, which was a pro-Obama super PAC before it was a pro-Hillary Clinton super PAC. The opinions expressed in this commentary are his. View more opinion articles on CNN.
(CNN)Washington Republicans – the people who made Judge Merrick Garland wait for a year without so much as a hearing on his nomination to the Supreme Court – are now concerned about having a speedy vote for a court vacancy.