This program is 29 minutes long
(Supreme Court: Terry Moran) President Obama's nomination of Judge Merrick Garland to replace Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court featured.; scenes shown from the Rose Garden; details given about Garland's legal background & the coming partisan firestorm. [GARLAND - reacts to the honor; speaks about the Oklahoma City bomber.] [OBAMA - says the court should be above politics.]
(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.
(Washington: Mary Bruce) The Republican reaction to the Garland nomination featured. [Senator Mitch MCCONNELL - says the Senate can withhold consent.] [Senators Orrin HATCH, Chuck GRASSLEY - comment on Garland.] The '92 comment from Vice President Joe Biden on court nominees in election years discussed.
(Miami: Tom Llamas) The prediction from Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump of chaos at the convention if the party blocks his nomination examined; scenes shown of violence at his campaign rallies. [Voice of TRUMP - says we would have riots.] [TRUMP - says people who never voted before are coming in.] [John KASICH - says he will not take the low road.] [On Fox News, TRUMP - says we have had enough debates.] The word from Speaker of the House Paul Ryan he will not accept the nomination discussed.
(Studio: David Muir) Four more victories for Hillary Clinton last night noted; map shown.
(New York: Cecilia Vega) Clinton's candidacy updated. [CLINTON - speaks about Trump.] [TRUMP - says she does not have the strength/stamina to be President.] [In interview, CLINTON - responds.] [CLINTON - talks about Bernie Sanders & his supporters.] [SANDERS - campaigns.]
(Washington: Pierre Thomas) The confirmation that Prince Georges County, Maryland, police officer Jacai Colson was killed by friendly fire featured; photos shown. [Prince Georges County police Chief Hank STAWINSKI@- says the shot was fired by a police officer.]
(East Moline, Illinois: Alex Perez) The extreme weather in the Midwest with tornadoes, snow & ice & flooding in the South reviewed; scenes shown from Minnesota, Wisconsin, lightning in Iowa, Illinois, flooded Texas & Louisiana & a downed tree in Illinois. [Resident Rich YOUNG; in Texas, ABC's Phillip MENA@- comment.]
(Studio: Brian Ross) An ABC News investigation into the high cost to patients of helicopter ambulances presented; high bill examples cited. [Warren LARSON, Jean MAEDINA - say the cost will cripple us.] [Air Methods vice president Paul WEBSTER@- defends the cost.]