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Amy Coney Barrett Avoids Democrats' Questions
Amy Coney Barrett Avoids Democrats' Questions

Amy Coney Barrett emerged largely unscathed from her first full day of grilling by the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, shaking off Democrats’ criticisms as they sought to make her Supreme Court nomination a referendum on President Donald Trump’s handling of health care and the coronavirus pandemic.

Barrett’s performance — which was hailed by Senate Republicans and White House officials as unflinching and derided by Democrats as evasive — further underscored the perceived inevitability surrounding her nomination to the high court with the presidential election just three weeks away.

“Not a single Democrat has laid a glove on Judge Barrett, and they’ve barely tried,” Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) said.

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