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WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 15: Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) speaks during a Senate Judiciary Committee business meeting prior to the fourth day for the confirmation hearing of President Donald Trumps Supreme Court nomine... WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 15: Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) speaks during a Senate Judiciary Committee business meeting prior to the fourth day for the confirmation hearing of President Donald Trumps Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett on October 15, 2020 in Washington, DC. Barrett was nominated by President Donald Trump to fill the vacancy left by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg who passed away in September. (Photo by Greg Nash-Pool/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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October 19, 2020 12:56 p.m.

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