by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 10/14/20, 04:06 pm
Democratic senators pressed President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee about how much her originalist views mirror those of the late Justice Antonin Scalia, whom she once served as a clerk. Judge Amy Coney Barrett insisted she would “have an open mind” in approaching cases and defended her respect for Supreme Court precedent during the final day of her confirmation hearing on Wednesday. Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsay Graham indicated the full committee vote would be next Thursday.