Cornyn, Cruz share spotlight as Barrett hearings begin

Cornyn, Cruz share spotlight as Barrett hearings begin

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee begins four days of hearings Monday on Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett, with both Texas senators expected to play high-profile roles in a high-stakes gamble that could ensure a 6-3 conservative majority on the court for a generation.Republicans are pushing to confirm Barrett before the presidential election — just 22 days away.”It’s Willy Wonka’s golden ticket for many conservatives,” […]
Source: Statesman