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Even With Victory Guaranteed, Republicans Still Paint Barrett As The Victim

WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 21: Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett arrives to the U.S. Capitol on October 21, 2020 in Washington, DC. Senate Republicans are looking to hold a confirmation vote for Supreme Cou... WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 21: Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett arrives to the U.S. Capitol on October 21, 2020 in Washington, DC. Senate Republicans are looking to hold a confirmation vote for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett on Monday, October 26, approximately one week before the presidential election. (Photo by Stefani Reynolds/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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October 26, 2020 5:53 p.m.

One after another, Republican senators peppered their remarks with similar sentiments: apologies for the “ordeal” Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett and her family endured in the two weeks between her announcement as President Trump’s nominee to replace the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the rushed confirmation hearings. 

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