The Senate Judiciary Committee began the first day of Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation hearings. Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle delivered their opening statements on Capitol Hill Monday, arguing Barrett’s qualifications to sit on the nation’s highest court.
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Democrat presidential nominee Joe Biden said he will not reveal his position on “packing” the Supreme Court until after the elections. While speaking to reporters in Phoenix, Arizona on Thursday, he, once again, dodged questions on the matter.
President Trump officially nominates Amy Coney Barrett to fill the vacancy left by the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. White House Correspondent Jenn Pellegrino has more.
The Supreme Court vacancy is fueling conversations around the country following the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. One America’s Stephanie Myers spoke with the Vice President of the Institute for Constitutional Government at the Heritage Foundation, John Malcolm, to discuss the battle in filling the seat.
The Sunrise Movement is a group of climate activists who protest outside of government official’s homes in the early morning to literally and metaphorically wake them up to hear their cause. On Monday, the group gathered at 6:00 a.m. in Washington, D.C. outside of Sen. Lindsay Graham’s home to protest filling the seat of late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. OAN’s Christina Bobb attended that protest and has this report.