Tag: Amy Coney Barrett
The window to hash out any details of a coronavirus relief deal is coming to an end as Election Day approaches even though there is a huge need for one.
“Small business owners, workers, and families are desperate for support—and lawmakers and the president abandoned them in order to focus on jamming through a historically non-transparent and extreme Supreme Court pick.”
“A 6-3 majority on the court is basically a bomb coming at what is left of our protections against corruption in politics, against corporate money, against what is left of the Voting Rights Act.”
“It’s a really big deal — and a sign of a complete failure of our democracy — to be confirming a climate denier to a lifetime appointment on the Supreme Court during a moment when urgent climate action is an existential priority.”
Republicans are racing to confirm the 48-year-old federal judge before Election Day, which would give conservatives a commanding 6-3 majority on the high court.
“[Trump] wants a justice who will rule his way on the vote count, no matter what the facts or the law actually says.”
"The undersigned organizations urge the Senate to oppose the confirmation of Judge Barrett and allow the president duly chosen in the 2020 general election to fill the existing Supreme Court vacancy."
Trump's selection of Barrett to replace the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg represents an agenda to favor corporations and the wealthy.