Here’s the news you need to know on this Tuesday, October 6, 2020.
Yesterday marked the first day of the Supreme Court’s 2020-2021 term. Lots of big cases are coming up, which is why it’s so important to have a full bench!
Big Cases Coming Soon to SCOTUS
While the confirmation fight over Judge Amy Coney Barrett continues, the Supreme Court started its new term today. The good news is that the Justices appear to be tuning out the confirmation noise and agreed to hear three important cases involving voting rights and climate change.
Mitch Marks His Calendar
According to Mitch McConnell, Senate floor proceedings will be postponed until October 19th. The Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearings for Judge Barrett’s nomination to the Supreme Court will convene on October 12th.
Graham Predicts Judge Amy Coney Barrett Will be Confirmed this Year
Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Lindsay Graham lays out his timeline for the Supreme Court nomination on “Hannity.”
WSJ Readers React to Attacks on Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s Family
Here’s what they had to say…
Klobuchar Contradicts Herself on Calls to Delay Barrett Hearings
Minnesota senator Amy Klobuchar (D.) contradicted herself Sunday on whether the Senate should delay hearings on Amy Coney Barrett’s Supreme Court nomination in light of Republican senators on the Senate Judiciary Committee testing positive for COVID-19.
“I don’t know why you would ram through the Supreme Court hearing, put people in danger because it would be within that two week period.”
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