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Politics The Latest: Barrett takes 1st oath to join Supreme Court

03:41  27 october  2020
03:41  27 october  2020 Source:   msn.com

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Conservative Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas will administer one of the two oaths of office that justices take , according to the White House. Justice Barrett could cast a decisive vote in a number of looming cases, including a Trump-backed challenge to the Affordable Care Act, also known

Senate Republicans confirm Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court of the United States "You may win this vote, and Amy Coney Barrett may become the next associate justice of the Supreme Court , but Judge Barrett , 48, is now being sworn in at the White House. A separate judicial oath

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President Donald Trump speaks before Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas administers the Constitutional Oath to Amy Coney Barrett on the South Lawn of the White House White House in Washington, Monday, Oct. 26, 2020, after Barrett was confirmed to be a Supreme Court justice by the Senate earlier in the evening. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) © Provided by Associated Press President Donald Trump speaks before Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas administers the Constitutional Oath to Amy Coney Barrett on the South Lawn of the White House White House in Washington, Monday, Oct. 26, 2020, after Barrett was confirmed to be a Supreme Court justice by the Senate earlier in the evening. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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Amy Coney Barrett has taken the first of two oaths she needs to officially join the Supreme Court.

The Senate confirmed Barrett’s nomination on a largely party line 52-48 vote shortly before Justice Clarence Thomas administered the Constitutional Oath to Barrett at an outdoor White House ceremony.

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The US Senate has confirmed the appointment of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to fill the seat previously held by the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg as an associate justice on the US Supreme Court .

Barrett , previously a judge on the US Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit, is a favorite among religious conservatives and will be the seventh Catholic Other looming cases include a dispute the Supreme Court will hear Nov. 4 about whether a Catholic organization that receives taxpayer funds can choose

The White House stands ready for President Donald Trump to watch as Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas will administer the Constitutional Oath to Amy Coney Barrett on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington later tonight, Monday, Oct. 26, 2020, after Barrett is confirmed as expected by the Senate tonight. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) © Provided by Associated Press The White House stands ready for President Donald Trump to watch as Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas will administer the Constitutional Oath to Amy Coney Barrett on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington later tonight, Monday, Oct. 26, 2020, after Barrett is confirmed as expected by the Senate tonight. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Barrett is the first Supreme Court justice to be confirmed so close to a presidential election.


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A conservative, Barrett fills the vacancy created by the September death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg, who led the court’s liberal voting bloc.

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The latest White House outbreak, infecting Vice President Mike Pence’s chief of staff and four other top aides, highlighted President Trump’s virus response. Barrett could be at work on the Supreme Court as early as Tuesday. Multiple Black Democrats are running competitive Senate campaigns in the South.

Judge Amy Coney Barrett is President Trump’s nominee for the Supreme Court . Mr. Trump noted that if Judge Barrett is confirmed, she will be the first mother of school-age children to sit “For weeks I have stated that I do not support taking up a potential Supreme Court vacancy this close to an He noted that the Supreme Court will hear arguments on the latest challenge to the Affordable Care Act

Chief Justice John Roberts is set to administer a second oath -- known as the judicial oath -- to the former federal appeals court judge at a private ceremony at the court on Tuesday.

Supporters celebrate the Supreme Court confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett, Monday, Oct. 26, 2020, outside the Capitol in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) © Provided by Associated Press Supporters celebrate the Supreme Court confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett, Monday, Oct. 26, 2020, outside the Capitol in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

The 48-year-old Louisiana native will then be able to take part in the high court’s work. Her addition likely will solidify a 6-3 conservative shift on the nation’s highest court.

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We know she’s conservative. We don’t yet know if she’s a nihilist.Just over one month after Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s passing, the Senate voted almost entirely along party lines to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to fill the vacant seat on the Supreme Court.

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