Senate confirmation hearings for President Trump’s selection to the Supreme Court, Amy Coney Barrett, are due to begin Monday as Republicans overseeing the work of the Senate to put the federal appeals judge ahead of the presidential election in weeks.
Trump elected the 48-year-old judge after the death of Judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
“I was nominated to take the seat of Justice Ginsburg, but no one will ever take your place,” Barrett said in her remarks to the Senate Judiciary Committee. The Associated Press received a copy of their statement on Sunday. Democrats are expected to ask their tough questions on a variety of topics, including abortion.
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