Barrett nomination advances to the U.S. Senate floor with a GOP-only vote

WASHINGTON — Republicans on the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday approved the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, as Democrats boycotted the markup in a show of protest. The 12 Republicans on the panel speedily voted on Barrett’s nomination and sent it to the Senate floor. The full Senate will … Continue reading Barrett nomination advances to the U.S. Senate floor with a GOP-only vote