And Washington Washington – Judge Amy Connie Barrett returned for a second day of questioning in the Supreme Court’s confirmation hearing in the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday, which questioned the first round of the marathon in which she refused to consider some very pressing issues. It will have to face if confirmed in the High Court.
The questioning phase on Thursday is short, with each senator getting 20 minutes to ask questions as opposed to 30 minutes. By examining Barrett’s past opinions and writings and how she applies her judicial philosophy, Democrats have advanced sharp lines of toughness compared to what they did Tuesday.
Democrats have forced him to explain his views on the Affordable Care Act, Row v. Wade, and the challenges for the upcoming election, which the Supreme Court should weigh. But Barrett declined to suggest how he could adjudicate the cases before the High Court. , A time-honored tactic set up by the Supreme Court by nominees from both parties.
“I have no mission and no agenda. The judges have no campaign promises,” Barrett said at the end of Tuesday’s hearing.
During a memorable exchange with Senator Diane Feinstein, who questioned her abortion, she said “sticking to the rule of law is on the agenda.”
He said, “If I express it in one way or another in a preconceived notion, whether I love it or hate it, it signals to the litigants that I lean in one way or another in the pending case.”