With a final vote of 12-0, on Thursday the Senate Judiciary Committee voted to advance the nomination of the conservative judge to the Supreme Court.
AP says Amy Coney Barrett sat in a leadership position at private Christian schools barring children of same-sex parents and LGBTQ teachers.
While President Donald Trump is tweeting to "stop the count," Latino lawmakers demand election officials continue to count until they're done.
"I didn't appreciate the vote until I lost my rights as a felon. If they want to stop a bunch of Blacks and Latinos from voting, it must be important."
Claiming “we have a job to do,” the Republican senator from Florida dismisses concerns about senators ill with the coronavirus and says that the hearings “are going to happen next week.”
The Cuban American might be among the justices nominated by President Donald Trump to fill Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s chair this weekend.
The court is now split between five conservative jurists and three liberal justices. Whoever fills Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s vacancy will affect the makeup of the Supreme Court.
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