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Schumer Vents Frustration After McConnell Announces Barrett Judiciary Hearings Will Convene As Planned

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) released a statement Saturday regarding the upcoming Senate floor schedule, saying for the next two weeks “the Senate [will] meet in pro forma sessions” upon obtaining “a consent agreement”, and “previously-scheduled floor activity will be rescheduled until after October 19th.” However, McConnell noted, “The important work of the Senate’s committees can […]

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Ron Johnson says he’ll “go in a moon suit” if he has to to vote for Amy Coney Barrett

Speaking to Colorado radio station KHOW, Senator Ron Johnson expressed his desire to do anything he can to vote for SCOTUS nominee Amy Coney Barrett despite currently being positive for COVID-19, even wearing a “moon suit” if he has to. “If we have to go in and vote, I’ve already told leadership I’ll go in […]

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Tom Cotton says “no doubt” COVID-19 infections won’t stop confirmation hearings of Barrett

Appearing on “Sunday Morning Futures” with Maria Bartiromo, Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR) argued that 3 Republican Senators contracting COVID-19 won’t stop the confirmation hearings of Judge Amy Coney Barrett. Cotton said “What I can say is that everyone is eager to be at work when they need to be at work, they’re on the Judiciary […]

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McConnell says Barrett confirmation hearings will go forward after 3 GOP Senators test positive for COVID-19

Senator Mitch McConnell has announced plans to push forward with the Senate Judiciary Committee’s original timeline set for the confirmation hearing of Amy Coney Barrett. 3 GOP Senators have tested positive for COVID-19 – Mike Lee (UT), Thom Tillis (NC) and Ron Johnson (WI). Some opponents of Barrett being confirmed have argued the hearings should […]

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Chelsea Clinton in Op-Ed Says ‘Amy Coney Barrett Does Not Deserve RBG’s Seat’

Former first daughter Chelsea Clinton called for Americans to “dissent” against President Donald Trump’s pick to replace the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s seat. In an op-ed for Cosmopolitan, Chelsea Clinton expressed her sharp opposition to Barrett’s nomination to the Supreme Court. She also recalled when Ginsburg was nominated to the highest court in […]

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Chelsea Clinton declares “Amy Coney Barrett Does Not Deserve RBG’s Seat”

In a new Op-Ed for “Cosmopolitan” Chelsea Clinton titled “Amy Coney Barrett Does Not Deserve RBG’s Seat” the daughter of Hillary and Bill Clinton sounds off against Trump’s Supreme Court nominee. Chelsea says she remembered Ginsburg being nominated when she was a young teen and praises her feminism. ″I admired Justice Ginsburg so much” Chelsea […]

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BREAKING: Democrats formally ask for delay in Barrett confirmation until after inauguration

A group of Democrats led by Dianne Feinstein has formally asked for a delay in the confirmation of Judge Amy Coney Barrett until after presidential inauguration. The request was signed by all 10 Judiciary Committee Democrats – including Biden running mate Kamala Harris, Cory Booker, Chris Coons, Patrick Leahy, Amy Klobuchar, Mazie Hirono,  Richard Blumenthal, […]

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Trump and Lee’s Coronavirus Diagnoses Won’t Impact Barrett Hearings

Senate Republicans are keeping to their confirmation timeline for Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s Supreme Court nomination, even as President Donald Trump’s coronavirus diagnosis has upended the 2020 campaign. Sen. Mike Lee (R., Utah) and Sen. Thom Tillis (R. North Carolina), both key Republican lawmakers, also tested positive for the virus and will isolate for the […]