Senate Majority Leader Mc Connell Meets with Judge Amy Coney Barrett CSPAN October 4, 2020 1:13pm-1:16pm EDT
yesterday he intends to move forward with his planned confirmation hearing for nominee amy coney barrett starting october 12. earlier, the nominee met with mitch mcconnell along with other republican senators on capitol hill including mike lee, who later tested positive for covid-19. we are pleased to welcome judge barrett to begin the process in the senate. she will be visiting with members who are interested in talking to her during the course of the next few days. we are glad to have your here and glad to get the process started. president, iof the want to thank the senate majority leader and your colleagues in the senate who have committed to beach with extraordinary american in judge amy coney barrett.
we have someone of great character, of great intellect, who has a judicial philosophy that will uphold the constitution. president trump discharged his duty under article two denominate judge barrett to the vacancy on the supreme court and now we look forward, our team leaders, working with you, republicans in the senates, and we hope democrats in the senate as well as you discharge or duty to advise and consent. barrett --in judge that judge barrett presents the best of america personally in terms of her great intellect, wer great background, and have every confidence that as the american people learn more about judge barrett's, they will be as inspired as president trump was when he made her nomination but we believe the senate has the opportunity for a fair and respectful
consideration, a hearing we urge our democratic colleagues in the senate to take the opportunity to meet with judge barrett and as the hearing goes forward and to provide the kind of respectful hearing that the american people expect. we look forward to a vote in the senate in the near future and to fill the seat on the supreme court because the american people deserve a justice like judge barrett. the american people deserve nine justices on the supreme court. thank you for the warm welcome today and we look forward to working with you. >> if judge barrett is confirmed, should she recuse herself from any election related cases? >> [indiscernible]
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