Senate Confirms Amy Coney Barrett As Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Replacement On Supreme Court

Senate Republicans have voted to validate Judge Amy Coney Barrett as a Supreme Court Justice, replacing the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg just days before the election.

With just eight days to go before the 2020 presidential election Senate Republicans have voted under the wire to validate Amy Coney Barrett as the next Justice of the Supreme Court, getting the number of Senate Republican votes required to send her to the highest court in the land, with the party line vote running 52-48. Barrett, 48, who has been a United States judge for only two years, will take the spot on the bench left empty when Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died on September 18. The confirmation was made in a late night announcement on October 26 by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. The House Republicans then tweeted out their congrats to the newest member of SCOTUS.

Barrett’s elevation was a given considering the GOP ……

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