The top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee praised Chairman Sen. Lindsey Graham on Thursday at the end of a four-day confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett, saying he was fair and even hugging him.
“I just want to thank you. This has been one of the best set of hearings I have participated in,” said Sen. Dianne Feinstein, California Democrat.
“I want to thank you for your fairness and the opportunity of going back and forth. It leaves one with a lot of hopes, a lot of questions, and even some good ideas — perhaps some good bipartisan legislation we can put together to make this great country even better,” she added.
The civility between parties is a rare occurrence on Capitol Hill these days with only three weeks before the Nov. 3 elections and with the last Supreme Court confirmation hearings, weighing Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh, turning quite divisive between the parties after Democrats