• Amy Coney Barrett said she wept with her daughter over George Floyd's death, but won't say whether racism is 'systemic'

    15 days ago - By Business Insider

    Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett speaks as she attends the second day of her confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, October 13, 2020.
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    Amy Coney Barrett during her confirmation hearing on Tuesday said "racism persists" in the US, but wouldn't say if it's "systemic."
    Barrett said systemic racism is a "policy question."
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    Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett said the brutal killing of George Floyd was "very, very personal" for her because she has...
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  • Amy Coney Barrett says she's 'not hostile' to Obamacare despite previous criticisms of it in her academic career

    15 days ago - By Business Insider

    Judge Amy Coney Barrett at her confirmation hearing on Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020.
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    Judge Amy Coney Barrett emphasized her lack of antipathy toward the Affordable Care Act during her confirmation hearing Tuesday, telling the Senate Judiciary Committee that she would support statutes as written just like she would with any other law as a textualist.
    Democrats have focused the bulk of their questioning on an upcoming Supreme Court case that could overturn the law, registering their worries that Barrett would be the deciding vote as President Donald Trump...
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  • Amy Coney Barrett Says She's Open To Recusal, Won't Be Influenced By President Trump

    15 days ago - By Forbes

    “I'm not willing to make a deal. Not with the committee, not with the president, not anyone. I'm independent.”
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  • Lindsey Graham Calls Obamacare ‘A Disaster' But Irrelevant To Amy Coney Barrett Confirmation Hearings

    15 days ago - By Forbes

    Democrats are arguing Barrett's confirmation will put the Affordable Care Act in jeopardy.
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