McConnell: Full Senate to Take Up Barrett Nomination Right Before Election

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said that the Senate will take up the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court on Oct. 23 with a final vote scheduled for Oct. 26. The Judiciary Committee is expected to approve her nomination on Oct. 22, he told reporters on Thursday, adding that he has the votes to confirm her to the court. "We'll go to the floor on Friday the 23rd and stay on it until we finished. We have the votes," McConnell said. When McConnell brings her nomination to the floor of the upper chamber, the Senate will then debate and have a procedural vote, leading to the final confRead More From Source

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