Sen. Chuck Grassley asked Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett whether she made any promises to anyone on how she would rule on cases and whether her agenda is to overturn the Affordable Care Act.
The Iowa Republican questioned whether she committed to President Trump or “anyone else” that she will repeal the health care act if confirmed.
“Absolutely not. I was never asked. And if I had been, that would have been a short conversation,” she said during the second day of her confirmation hearing in the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Barrett also declared her independence on how she could decide any issues that come before the court.
“I want to be very clear about this, Sen. Grassley, the answer is no one. I submitted a questionnaire to this committee in which I said no. No one ever talked about any case with me. No one on the executive branch side of it,” she said.
“Just as I did