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Kamala Harris: Ruth Bader Ginsburg ‘Far More Forthcoming’ than Amy Coney Barrett on Women’s...

Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) says the late United States Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was “far more forthcoming” on women’s rights than 7th Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Amy Coney Barrett during a hearing on Tuesday. On the second day of Barrett’s Supreme Court confirmation hearings with the Senate Judiciary Committee, Harris suggested the…

Sen. Mike Braun: Democrats ‘Playing It Politically’ Because They Expect ACB ‘Will Become a...

Sen. Mike Braun (R-IN) told Breitbart News Democrats are “resigned” to Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s expected confirmation to the Supreme Court, offering his remarks on Tuesday’s edition of SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Daily with host Alex Marlow. “There’s kind of a fatalistic approach on [Democrats’] end that [Barrett] will become a Supreme Court justice,” Braun stated.…

‘Senator Harris Just Called You A Liar’: John Kennedy Questions Amy Coney Barrett On...

Republican Louisiana Sen. John Kennedy said Tuesday that Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris had essentially called Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett a liar. Kennedy questioned Judge Barrett toward the end of the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, pressing her several times on the meaning of the oath she would take before serving on the…

Graham: ‘We’ve Got the Votes to Confirm Justice Ginsburg’s Replacement Before the Election’ and...

On Monday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Hannity,” Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham (R-SC) stated that Senate Republicans have “the votes to confirm Justice Ginsburg’s replacement before the election.” And said that the Senate Judiciary Committee will report the nomination so there can be a vote on the floor of the Senate on…

Susan Collins: ‘No Objection’ to Senate Beginning Consideration of Trump SCOTUS Nominee Before Election

Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) has planted herself on the fence in the debate over the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s empty Supreme Court seat, saying that the Senate should wait until after the November election to vote on the nominee, while adding that she has “no objection” to the Senate Judiciary Committee starting the process of filling…

WATCH: Democrats Refuse to Condemn Antifa in Senate Hearing

Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-HI) walked out of a hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee Subcommittee on the Constitution on Tuesday and refused to condemn Antifa — as did the other seven Senate Democrats who had spoken. The hearing focused on the issue of freedom of speech, and the violence surrounding recent Black Lives Matter protests, especially…

Republican-led Committee Passes Elizabeth Warren’s Amendment to Rename Military Bases

The Republican-led Senate Armed Services Committee voted Wednesday evening to pass an amendment offered by Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) to rename several U.S. military bases named after Confederate generals. CBS News reported: A source familiar with the proceedings confirmed to CBS News that the GOP-led panel on Wednesday approved the amendment to the National Defense…

Throwback: Kagan Kills At Confirmation Hearing With Hilarious Christmas Crack

December 25, 2019 11:12 AM ET Though confirmation hearings for the Supreme Court are wearisome as a general rule, Justice Elena Kagan landed a hysterical Christmas-themed wisecrack during her June 2010 appearance before the Senate Judiciary Committee. During those proceedings, GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina asked Kagan, who is Jewish, how she spent the last…

As Burr Demurs Investigating Intelligence Community Issues Surrounding ‘Whistleblower’ Complaint, All Eyes on Graham...

U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence chairman Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC) is facing increasing pressure from his colleagues and from outside the U.S. Senate to do more than he has done so far in investigating the intelligence community “whistleblower” complaint against President Donald Trump. If Burr does not step up to the task, many are…

As Democrats Prepare For Impeachment, Senate GOP Tees Up More Judicial Confirmations

September 25, 2019 6:56 PM ET As House Democrats moved forward with an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump Wednesday, the Senate Judiciary Committee convened confirmation hearings for five judicial nominees. Wednesday’s candidates include two appeals court nominees and three trial court nominees. Sarah Pitlyk, a trial court nominee who litigated for pro-life groups and…

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