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GOP senator with virus says he’ll make Supreme Court vote

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GOP senator with virus says he’ll make Supreme Court voteSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Republican Utah Sen. Mike Lee revealed Friday he was infected with the coronavirus in an announcement that came just hours after President Donald Trump said he had the disease. The conservative senator plans to isolate for 10 days then return to public life the day the Senate Judiciary Committee is scheduled to begin considering the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court. “I will be back to work in time to join my colleagues in advancing”...
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