Senate panel votes to advance Barrett’s nomination

Senate panel votes to advance Barrett's nomination

Friday, October 23, 2020 | Tag Cloud Tags: Christian, Democrat, healthcare, News, Republican, Senate, Supreme Court, Worthy News
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(Worthy News) – The Senate Judiciary Committee voted to advance the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the full Senate Thursday despite a boycott from all 10 Democratic members of the committee.

All 12 Republicans on the committee voted to advance Barrett’s nomination. Rather than appear at the confirmation vote, the Democrats on the committee put pictures of Americans who benefitted from the Affordable Care Act in their places, reinforcing their narrative that Barrett’s presence on the high court would put the 2010 healthcare law in jeopardy.

Senate Democrats have criticized the confirmation process from the beginning. They have contended that a vote on a Supreme Court nominee should wait until after the presidential election since the death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, which caused a vacancy on the court just one and a half months before the 2020 presidential election. [ Source: Christian Post (Read More…) ]

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