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Politics Hillary Clinton tweets 'vote them out' after Senate GOP confirm Barrett

03:20  27 october  2020
03:20  27 october  2020 Source:   thehill.com

Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court hearings lacked the drama that Brett Kavanaugh's proceedings had. Here's why.

  Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court hearings lacked the drama that Brett Kavanaugh's proceedings had. Here's why. Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court confirmation hearings lacked the drama of Brett Kavanaugh's proceedings. Here's why.Democrats warned of the precedent set if Republicans rushed through a nominee in the middle of a pandemic and presidential election, arguing no nominee should be considered until after voters cast ballots. They rattled off threats to slow the process, teasing a host of tools that could bog down the hearings, with some lawmakers even publicly suggesting launching impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump.

Amy Coney Barrett is set to be confirmed to the Supreme Court later on Monday - an event They have been sharing a meme of Judge Barrett holding up an empty notepad edited with an image that Ms Mrs Clinton 's opposition to Amy Coney Barrett 's nomination is unsurprising - she has taken the

Senate Republican leaders are plotting a quick confirmation vote for Amy Coney Barrett this month, confident that enough senators will return to give her a lifetime appointment to the Supreme Court and setting aside fears the spread of Covid-19 in GOP circles could derail the effort.

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton blasted Senate Republicans on Monday after Amy Coney Barrett was confirmed to the Supreme Court.

a close up of Hillary Clinton: Hillary Clinton tweets 'vote them out' after Senate GOP confirm Barrett © Getty Images Hillary Clinton tweets 'vote them out' after Senate GOP confirm Barrett

"Senate Republicans just pushed through a Supreme Court justice who will help them take away Americans' health care in the middle of a pandemic. For them, this is victory," she tweeted. "Vote them out."

Clinton's tweet came moments after the Senate confirmed Barrett in a 52-48 vote, with Sen. Susan Collins (Maine), who faces a tough reelection fight, breaking party lines as the only GOP senator to oppose Barrett.

Barrett will lock in a 6-3 conservative majority on the Supreme Court.

Many have speculated that she would vote in an upcoming Supreme Court case on the Affordable Care Act to dismantle former President Obama's signature health care law, leaving millions without coverage.

Democrats had strongly opposed moving forward with a confirmation before the election; it was the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's dying wish to have the next president elected nominate her replacement.

Fact check: There is no Sen. Rob Donaldson, so posts of his speech about Barrett are fake .
A post on new Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett originated as a hypothetical. It took off, with many people assuming it was from a real senator.Several Facebook posts shared in the wake of those hearings include a long comment appearing to be a transcript of a speech made by a Sen. Rob Donaldson before the committee.

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