Amy Coney Barrett Nomination , Is Advanced to
Final Confirmation Vote.
Judge Amy Coney Barrett's nomination
was advanced by the Senate Judiciary Committee
by a vote of 12-0 on Thursday morning.
The ten Democratic senators did not vote. Instead, they
boycotted by placing in their seats photos of those whose
lives have been saved by the Affordable Care Act.
Amidst a global pandemic and ongoing election, Republicans are rushing to confirm a Supreme Court Justice to take away health care from millions ... , Senate Democrat Statement, via CNN.
... and execute the extreme and deeply unpopular agenda that they've been unable to get through Congress, Senate Democrat Statement, via CNN.
Barrett, 48, is an active conservative whose appointment
to the Supreme Court would add to the conservative
majority by a count of six to three.
In a fast-paced confirmation process,
a full and final vote to confirm Barrett to the
Supreme Court is now scheduled for Monday.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell
has indicated that her confirmation is all but assured,
stating, "we have the votes."