Supreme Court Nominee Amy Coney Barrett Takes Battery of Questions from Senators Without Notes

Supreme Court Nominee Amy Coney Barrett Takes Battery of Questions from Senators Without Notes


Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) noted when he had the opportunity to question Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett that the desk where she sat on Tuesday before the Senate Judiciary Committee was virtually empty.

“Most of us have multiple notebooks and notes, and books, and things like that in front of us,” Cornyn said. “Can you hold up what you have been referring to in answering our questions?”

Barrett held up a small pad of blank paper.

Judge Barrett is using no notes. pic.twitter.com/zqZ6QGckOq

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“Is there anything on it?” Cornyn asked.

“The letterhead that says United States Senate,” Barrett said.

“That’s impressive,” Cornyn said, and added that it was not impressive that Democrats questioning Barrett implied that she could not be unbiased and would violate her oath of office.

“Judge, the best I can understand the objections to your nomination is

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