Federal Judge Amy Coney Barrett showcased her deep legal knowledge Tuesday during her Supreme Court confirmation hearing when asked to hold up her notes that she brought to the proceedings.
“Most of us have multiple notebooks and notebooks and notes and books and things like that in front of us,” Texas Sen. John Cornyn said. “Can you hold up what you’ve been referring to in answering our questions?”
Barrett simply raised a blank sheet before the senators.
“Is there anything on it?” Cornyn followed.
“That letter head that says United States Senate,” Barrett said.
Sen. Cornyn just asked Amy Coney Barrett to hold up her notes she brought with her.
She held up a blank piece of paper. She isn’t taking notes. She’s that smart. pic.twitter.com/CmoFgMmTvt
— Caleb Hull (@CalebJHull) October 13, 2020
“That’s impressive,” Cornyn said.
The moment captured the fascination of those watching in agreement with the Texas senator as the federal judge sits for