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SENATE CONFIRMATION HEARINGS FOR JUDGE BARRETT BEGIN IN WASHINGTON

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Republican Senator Chuck Grassley is dismissing what he calls “doomsday predictions” about how Amy Coney Barrett might rule as a member of the U.S. Supreme Court.

OC………at history.” :09

Grassley delivered an 11-minute defense of President Trump’s nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court this (Monday) morning as hearings on Barrett’s nomination got underway.

OC…….a Republican nominee.” :17

Republican Senator Joni Ernst says the focus of the hearings should be on Barrett’s judicial philosophy — not on her religion.

OC……….of today’s women.” :22

Ernst says her test for a justice is whether they will defend the Constitution.

OC……….do its job.” :15

All 22 members of the Senate Judiciary Committee were to deliver opening statements today (Monday).