By nominating Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, President Donald Trump took the first step Saturday toward solidifying a 6-3 conservative majority on the high court, a shift that could usher in sweeping changes to health care, as well as abortion, voting and gun rights. But the moment also served as an overture to female voters as Trump...Read More
Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham said Sunday that the committee will approve Amy Coney Barrett"s nomination to the Supreme Court on October 22, setting up a full Senate vote to send her to the high court by the end of the month.
Judge Amy Coney Barrett, a federal appellate judge and Notre Dame law professor, is a proven conservative with a compelling personal story who has long been atop President Donald Trump"s Supreme Court short list.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Sunday that President Donald Trump is in a "hurry" to confirm his Supreme Court nominee so that the conservative jurist can participate in a highly consequential Obamacare case the court is set to hear days after the election.