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Leahy criticizes timing of Barrett's confirmation process

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Leahy criticizes timing of Barrett's confirmation process

Leahy criticizes timing of Barrett's confirmation process

Appearing virtually for the confirmation hearing of President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Senator Patrick Leahy, a Democrat from Vermont, on Monday criticized the confirmation process of Amy Coney Barrett going ahead so close to the election.


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