Amy Coney Barrett, Supreme Court, Senate, Republicans, 2020 Election

Amy Coney Barrett, Supreme Court

Amy Coney Barrett to be confirmed just 8 days before election as Republicans rush past procedural steps

Amy Coney Barrett to be confirmed just 8 days before election as Republicans rush past procedural steps

10/20/2020 1:40:00 PM

Amy Coney Barrett to be confirmed just 8 days before election as Republicans rush past procedural steps

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he will begin the process to confirm Barrett after the Senate Judiciary Committee votes on her nomination on Thursday.

Schumer also criticized Barrett for her evasiveness, saying she"answered nothing of substance" over days in her confirmation hearings. Barrett revealed little about her position on key topics when senators asked her about her views on abortion, the Affordable Care Act, climate change and other issues that will likely come before the Supreme Court.

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"If the Republican majority gets its way, she will be a justice on the highest court in the country, but apparently the American people do not deserve to hear anything about her views," Schumer said.Schumer said Barrett's views are"so far away from what the average American believes" and"would do so much damage to the fundamental structure and comity of this country."

He added:"I just hope and pray two Republicans will see the light and realize that we should not nominate any nominee before the election, which is two weeks and one day away."Barrett also declined to say if she would recuse herself from cases involving the election. Trump has previously said he wanted to fill the late Justice

's seat on the court in time to resolve any election-related disputes that may arise. Ginsburg, a feminist and liberal icon, died aged 87 last month.If confirmed, Barrett could cast the deciding vote on such matters to benefit Republicans.On Monday,

a deadlocked Supreme Court let stand a rulingthat allows Pennsylvania election officials to count mail-in ballots received up to three days after Election Day.Republicans, including Trump's campaign, have opposed the extension in the key battleground state, seen as a victory for Democrats, who have requested mail-in ballots in far greater numbers.

Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on the third day of her confirmation hearings on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC., on October 14, 2020. Read more: Newsweek »

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Senate to work through weekend to push Barrett onto courtThe Senate is on track with a rare weekend session to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court by next Monday. Democrats decry the rush, but don't have the votes to block the installation of President Trump's pick before Election Day. Maybe they should work through the weekend to get our stimulus senatemajldr SpeakerPelosi realDonaldTrump 8 million more people fell into poverty when dwell unemployment benefits ran out. We need a stimulus check!

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