There were no eleventh-hour surprises — Amy Coney Barrett got the votes she needed to be validated to the Supreme Court of the United States, which is now staunchly conservative.
President Trump’s pick to replace the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was validated by the Senate Monday with a final tally of 52 to 48 … with Senator Susan Collins as the only Republican to join every Senate Democrat in voting no.
The confirmation comes just 8 days before Election Day and after Barrett’s nomination was fast-tracked in spite of an outcry from Democrats, who think the American people should have a say in the makeup of the highest court in the land.
Senate Democrats huffed and puffed while unable to halt Barrett’s confirmation … and when all was said and done, a majority of the Senate overlooked recent precedent and committed ACB was deserving of a spot on SCOTUS.
Justice Clarence Thomas is expected ……
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