Five takeaways from Day One of the Amy Coney Barrett hearings

Source: The Independent - View Original Article
Published: Oct 13, 2020
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75% Conservative


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This article includes the following sentiments, providing an average bias score of 75% Conservative:

  • 4 negative sentiments for Socialized Healthcare
  • 1 positive sentiment for Police funding


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96% "But as he put it in one of his best known opinions, that is what it means to say we have a government of ..."
85% "Mr Graham has a long history of bipartisan work on immigration reform and judicial nominations, but since Mr Trump took office, he has been ..."
78% "To his credit, the Nebraska Republican, an American historian by trade, dropped a handful of strong one-liners about Democratic wishy-washiness on the subject.""
52% "There is a tendency in our profession to treat the practice of law as all-consuming, while losing sight of everything else.""
50% "Each of the 10 Democratic senators on the Judiciary panel on Monday shared the personal stories and displayed life-size pictures of people from their ..."
-79% "We don't have some clever procedural way to stop this sham, to stop them from rushing through a nominee, Senator Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota ..."
-85% "With no way to stop Ms Barrett's nomination from moving out of committee, Senate Democrats are turning the hearings into a weeks-long campaign infomercial ..."
-88% "As each member of the panel delivered 10-minute statements, Ms Barrett sat alone, at a table in the center of the Hart Office Building ..."
-89% "With Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden refusing to say whether he would try to add more justices to the Supreme Court if Ms Barrett ..."
-95% "How hard would it be for just one Democratic senator on the Judiciary Committee to speak up and say none of them oppose Ms ..."

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50% : Each of the 10 Democratic senators on the Judiciary panel on Monday shared the personal stories and displayed life-size pictures of people from their home states with chronic medical conditions who have benefited from Obamacare.
52% : "There is a tendency in our profession to treat the practice of law as all-consuming, while losing sight of everything else.
15% : With no way to stop Ms Barrett's nomination from moving out of committee, Senate Democrats are turning the hearings into a weeks-long campaign infomercial on how they are shielding the 2010 health care law commonly known as "Obamacare" from Republican repeal efforts.
32% : The court is set to hear another challenge to Obamacare shortly after the 2020 presidential election in November.
30% : Your nomination is about the Republican goal of repealing the Affordable Care Act, the Obamacare they seem to detest so much," he said.
15% : But Obamacare has "shielded him and his family from arbitrary caps that would have cut off his care if it became too expensive," the senator said.
96% : But as he put it in one of his best known opinions, that is what it means to say we have a government of laws, not of men," she said.
85% : Mr Graham has a long history of bipartisan work on immigration reform and judicial nominations, but since Mr Trump took office, he has been one of the president's most loyal attack dogs.
78% : Ms Barrett has made several public comments in the past about her opposition to the law and a 2012 Supreme Court ruling upholding it.
78% : The courts, she added, "are not designed to solve every problem or right every wrong in our public life."
78% : To his credit, the Nebraska Republican, an American historian by trade, dropped a handful of strong one-liners about Democratic wishy-washiness on the subject.
21% : "We don't have some clever procedural way to stop this sham, to stop them from rushing through a nominee," Senator Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota said.
12% : The Senate kicked off confirmation proceedings for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett on Monday with opening statements from senators and the judge herself.
12% : As each member of the panel delivered 10-minute statements, Ms Barrett sat alone, at a table in the center of the Hart Office Building hearing room, and said nary a word.
11% : With Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden refusing to say whether he would try to add more justices to the Supreme Court if Ms Barrett is confirmed, Republicans had a layup to hammer Democrats on an issue that has dogged their leader in recent days.
5% : How hard would it be for just one Democratic senator on the Judiciary Committee to speak up and say none of them oppose Ms Barrett's nomination because of her Catholic faith?

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