US President Donald Trump Monday cemented his mark for years to come after his third Supreme Court nominee was approved, in a landmark move praised by Republicans as Democrats lamented Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell speaks before the US Senate votes on the confirmation of Judge Amy Coney Barrett, Oct. 26, 2020. (Reuters)
US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg speaks at University of Buffalo School of Law in Buffalo, New York. (File photo: Reuters)
Judge Barrett is an exemplary judge and a qualified nominee for the Supreme Court. Her legal peers across the political spectrum praise her independence, fair-mindedness, and impartiality. That is exactly what the American people deserve on their highest Court. pic.twitter.com/Eawb6JuCeX— Leader McConnell (@senatemajldr) September 30, 2020