World Amy Coney Barrett set for Day 2 of confirmation hearing

12:54  13 october  2020
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Barrett, Senate prepare for second day of Supreme Court confirmation hearing

Judge Amy Coney Barrett is about to face questions.

Amy Coney Barrett Confirmation Hearing Time, Schedule and Where to Watch

  Amy Coney Barrett Confirmation Hearing Time, Schedule and Where to Watch Coney Barrett has been nominated to replace Judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg who passed away in September. According to the Committee on the Judiciary, Coney Barrett will speak at 9:00 a.m. local time in Washington, D.C. She can be watched live on the Judiciary's website at this time. The department's website describes the Supreme Court as the United States' highest court, with eight Associate Justices and one Chief Justice. These judges serve lifetime appointments on the Court in accordance with Article III of the U.S.' Constitution.

Judge Amy Coney Barrett will appear on Capitol Hill for the opening of her supreme court confirmation hearings Monday. Government policy must be set by Congress and not the courts, Amy Coney Barrett told a deeply divided Senate judiciary committee as the first day of her

Amy Coney Barrett attends the first day of her Senate confirmation hearing to the supreme court on Capitol Hill. In the hearing room Democrats set up giant photos of citizens whose insurance would be taken away. Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island said the nomination was a “judicial torpedo

Beginning at roughly 9 a.m. ET, each senator will take their turns grilling Barrett over issues that will likely be related to her background, past judicial decisions, overall judicial philosophy, hot-button legal issues such as abortion or health care, or the man who nominated her, President Trump.

Looking at the first day, it appears that a major part of Democrats' strategy for opposing Barrett is her past criticism of the Supreme Court's 2012 decision that upheld the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare. One week after November's election, the Supreme Court will hear a case in which it will determine whether Obamacare is still constitutional now that there is no longer a penalty attached to the individual mandate. CLICK HERE FOR MORE ON OUR TOP STORY.

In Amy Coney Barrett Hearings, Democrats Are Walking Into a Minefield

  In Amy Coney Barrett Hearings, Democrats Are Walking Into a Minefield The Trump nominee is due to face an intense level of scrutiny at her confirmation hearing, with Democrats having already questioned the president putting her forward so near to Election Day.Barrett was put forward for by President Donald Trump as his pick to replace the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the court last month, despite controversy over him doing so this near to an election.

Amy Coney Barrett arrived Capitol Hill Monday for the first day of her confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Demonstrators gathered outside with some showing their opposition to Barrett 's confirmation and others urging the Senate to confirm the nominee with sings reading

On Monday, the Senate will begin hearings to confirm Amy Coney Barrett , a 48-year-old conservative federal judge and law professor at Notre Dame, to the Supreme Court, where she’ll face intense questioning from supporters and detractors alike in one of the most consequential Supreme

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Biden repeats gaffe saying he's running 'for the Senate,' appears to forget Mitt Romney's name

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, speaking to reporters en route to a campaign stop in Ohio on Monday, was involved in a series of gaffes – including telling those assembled he was running “for the Senate” – the second such time he has made that mistake on the campaign trail.

As Amy Coney Barrett Hearings Start, Most Voters Want SCOTUS Seat to be Filled by Election Winner: Poll

  As Amy Coney Barrett Hearings Start, Most Voters Want SCOTUS Seat to be Filled by Election Winner: Poll A new survey from ABC News and The Washington Post found that 52 percent of voters opposed an immediate SCOTUS appointment.The latest survey from ABC News and The Washington Post found that 52 percent of registered voters wanted the SCOTUS seat to be filled after the presidential election winner had been decided and the composition of the next Senate was formed.

The Senate Judiciary Committee will start nomination hearing for the confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett . On Tuesday, each senator will have 30 minutes to question Barrett regarding her qualifications for the Supreme Court. Senators will have a second round of

[+] Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill on October 12, 2020 in Washington, DC. 10, exactly a week after Election Day . President Trump has repeatedly stated his intention to strike down the Obama-era law, which guarantees protection for

Biden also appeared to have trouble remembering former Massachusetts Gov., and current U.S. Sen. Mitt Romney’s – who ran against Barack Obama in the 2012 presidential election, name when he was asked if Judge Amy Coney Barrett's faith should be "considered" during her confirmation to the Supreme Court, something the Democratic nominee flatly rejected.

President Trump mocked Biden's recent gaffes on Twitter.

"Sleepy Joe Biden had a particularly bad day today. He couldn’t remember the name of Mitt Romney, said again he was running for the U.S. Senate, and forgot what State he was in. If I did any of this, it would be disqualifying. With him, he’s just Sleepy Joe!" Trump tweeted. CLICK HERE FOR MORE.

In other developments:

21 Protesters Charged With Unlawful Conduct by Capitol Police Ahead of Amy Coney Barrett's Confirmation Hearings

  21 Protesters Charged With Unlawful Conduct by Capitol Police Ahead of Amy Coney Barrett's Confirmation Hearings Demonstrators held signs in support of the Affordable Care Act, which many fear would be jeopardized by her appointment.Barrett appeared before the Senate Judiciary Committee during the first of four confirmation hearings due to take place throughout the week. Joined by several members who participated virtually, members of the committee gathered inside the Hart Senate Office building for Monday's hearing. The Hart and Dirksen offices are located in adjoining buildings.

Media caption Amy Coney Barrett : "I will meet the challenge with both humility and courage". US President Donald Trump has nominated Amy Coney The nomination will spark a bitter confirmation fight in the Senate as November's presidential election looms. Announcing Judge Barrett as his

Duckworth warns amy coney barrett confirmation could put IVF procedures at 'High risk'. Meanwhile, Barrett completed the committee's questionnaire last week, which was made public and spanned 65 pages. The questionnaire asked Barrett to reveal whether anyone

- Biden questions ‘memory’ of voters in poll who say they’re better off now than 4 years ago

- Hannity: Biden's repeated gaffes show ex-VP 'is obviously not capable of leading' America

- Biden says Barrett's Catholic faith 'should not be considered' during confirmation process

- Trump campaign mocks Biden event in Ohio, says he was 'visiting a state he cannot win'

Supreme Court in the USA: Overture to an ugly drama

 Supreme Court in the USA: Overture to an ugly drama The US Senate begins with the hearing of Amy Coney Barrett. With it, the Republicans want to cement a conservative majority in the Supreme Court in the long term. © LEAH MILLIS / AFP Hygiene is taken care of: Disinfectants await Amy Coney Barrett in the Senate at the hearing on her nomination for the Supreme Court.

Pelosi faces backlash after rejecting Trump's $1.8T economic stimulus offer

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is facing some pushback from fellow Democrats after sharply rejecting the White House's latest -- and most expensive -- $1.8 trillion coronavirus relief offer over the weekend.

"Nancy Pelosi take this deal!" Andrew Yang, a former Democratic presidential candidate, tweeted on Saturday. "Put politics aside people are hurting."

The Trump administration's proposal -- which came just a few days after the president abruptly called off negotiations before reversing course and pushing for a bipartisan agreement -- drew criticism from both Republicans and Democrats, dimming the odds of another round of emergency aid before the Nov. 3 election.

In a weekly letter to Democratic colleagues, Pelosi said the administration’s proposal lacked a “strategic plan to crush the virus” and gave President Trump too much power in determining how the funds were spent.

"This proposal amounted to one step forward, two steps back," Pelosi said in the letter.

The plan was expected to include a fresh round of $1,200 stimulus checks; expanded unemployment benefits at $400 per week and additional funding for state and local governments. CLICK HERE FOR MORE.

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Trump Supreme Court pick to face tough questioning

  Trump Supreme Court pick to face tough questioning Amy Coney Barrett is likely to be asked about her views on healthcare by Democratic senators.They are likely to cast her as a threat to healthcare reforms passed under former President Barack Obama.

- Fed's Powell urges more federal stimulus to help economy recover from coronavirus pandemic

- Pelosi rejects stand-alone airline relief bill without bigger coronavirus aid deal

- Trump preparing new $1.8T coronavirus relief package, urges Congress to 'go big'

- Dollar lower as investors now believe US economic stimulus will be reached after Nov. 3 election



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- North Dakota farmer plows Biden-Harris message into field, goes viral

- Florida deputy attacked while chasing suspect: 'He stabbed me in the neck'

- South Carolina hesitant to allow Parris Island facility closing for Marines gender-integrated training


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Tucker Carlson called the first round of the Amy Coney Barrett Senate confirmation hearings “bizarre” on “Tucker Carlson Tonight” Monday, and said none of the attacks on Barrett had anything to do with job she is trying to obtain.

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Amy Coney Barrett’s opposition to Obamacare, explained .
Barrett was very critical of Supreme Court decisions — until she was on the cusp of having the power to reverse them.If I win the presidency, my judicial appointments will do the right thing unlike Bush's appointee John Roberts on ObamaCare.

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