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GOP threatens more judicial confirmations if Dems delay Barrett

29 days ago   |   By Politico

Senate Republicans say they are planning some payback if Senate Democrats force procedural votes to delay the Supreme Court nomination of Amy Coney Barrett: more judges.
Though Democrats cannot stop Barrett's nomination, they can force floor votes to protest going on recess or holding committee hearings longer than two hours. Those tactics could force Republicans to put up enough votes to overcome the 47-member Democratic minority, dragging vulnerable GOP senators off the campaign trail.
But should it come to that, Senate Majority Whip John Thune said "there's a price to pay."
"We're...
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Trump's Supreme Court choice meets with GOP senators as Republicans fast track nomination

Trump's Supreme Court choice meets with GOP senators as Republicans fast track nomination

1 month ago   |   By The Washington Post

Judge Amy Coney Barrett is scheduled to meet with nine senators, including Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey O. Graham, who plans confirmation hearings beginning Oct. 12
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