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US Supreme Court nominee Amy Barrett refuses to commit to recusal of election cases

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US Supreme Court nominee Amy Barrett refuses to commit to recusal of election casesUS Supreme Cort nominee Amy Coney Barrett said Tuesday she cannot commit to recusing herself from any cases involving disputes that may arise from the November 3 presidential election. Barrett told the Senate Judiciary Committee: β€œI can’t offer an opinion on recusal without short-circuiting that entire process.” The judge said she had not spoken to President Donald Trump or anyone else in the administration about how she would handle any election related challenges. And she said she would have to confer with the other justices on the court before deciding. Barrett, family in tow, is on Capitol Hill for a second day of hearings. The mood is likely to shift to a more...
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