A bitterly divided Senate confirmed Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court in a vote Sen. Richard Blumenthal called ‘surreal.’
Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination will move to the full Senate on Monday.
“Whether a question is easy or hard, I can’t take a position on it,’ Supreme Court nominee Amy Barrett said.
But as she had during hours of her confirmation hearing, the Supreme Court nominee deflected Blumenthal’s questions.
Barrett’s dissent in a Wisconsin gun case is under assault by gun control advocates.
The Democrat may find less support than expected from a Hispanic community that sees him as “out to lunch.”
Sen. Richard Blumenthal took a COVID-19 test Friday after his Judiciary Committee colleague, Sen. Mike Lee, tested positive.
Donald Trump renewed his attacks on Sen. Richard Blumenthal after the senator slammed the president’s nomination of Amy Coney Barrett.
The CT senators have already rejected Barrett for her legal views. Now they say her nomination is ‘illegitimate’ too.