Mitt Romney supports Amy Coney Barrett for Supreme Court justice

Mitt Romney supports Amy Coney Barrett for Supreme Court justice


Some observers have wondered if Sen. Mitt Romney — the sole Republican lawmaker who voted to impeach President Trump — would support the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to be a Supreme Court justice.

The answer is yes. The Utah Republican has made that very clear.

“After meeting with Judge Barrett and carefully reviewing her record and her testimony, I intend to vote in favor of her confirmation to the Supreme Court,” Mr. Romney said in a statement released Thursday night.

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“She is impressive, and her distinguished legal and academic credentials make it clear that she is exceptionally well qualified to serve as our next Supreme Court justice. I am confident that she will faithfully apply the law and our Constitution, impartially and regardless of policy preferences,” he said.

Mrs. Barrett has finished her four days of inquiry before Congress.

A congressional panel will meet and conduct a vote on October 22. She is predicted to win by

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