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Senate Democrats Intend to Boycott Committee Vote on Barrett’s Supreme Court Nomination

Senate Democrats have signaled that they will be boycotting a Thursday committee vote to advance the Supreme Court confirmation of Judge Amy Coney Barrett. In a statement released Wednesday, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee said that they "will not grant … any further legitimacy" to Barrett's Supreme Court confirmation. Democrats are instead expected to hold two press conferences on the day of the planned committee vote, reported The Hill. Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) had set the panel's vote to approve Barrett’s nomination for Oct. 22, after which it will be sent to the Senate floor. Senate MajoriRead More From Source


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