Thursday, 22 October 2020 The stage is now set for a final Senate vote next week that could secure Amy Coney Barrett's seat on the top court ahead of the US election. The vote took place despite a total abstention by all Democratic members.
The Republican-led U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday approved President Donald Trump's nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to a lifetime Supreme Court seat despite a Democratic boycott, clearing the way for a final Senate confirmation vote planned for Monday. This video produced by Jonah Green.
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