It’s only day one but Senate Democrats were united in condemning the confirmation hearing now underway for Supreme Court nominee – Judge Amy Coney Barrett.
Democrats believe the decision should be left to the American people in the November 3 presidential election and argued her confirmation would threaten the Affordable Care Act known as Obamacare.
CGTN’s White House Correspondent Nathan King reports.
Joining the panel:
- John Sitilides is a geopolitical strategist with Trilogy Advisors.
- Hamza Khan is a Democratic strategist and the founder of The Pluralism Project.
- Dr. Georges Benjamin is the Executive Director of the American Public Health Association.
- Todd Belt is a professor and the Director of the Political Management Program at George Washington University.
Amy Coney Barrett's confirmation hearing began with Republicans praising the Supreme Court nominee's record and Democrats saying "Obamacare" would be under threat if she becomes a justice. https://t.co/ek1DELtV2j
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US President Donald Trump has tested negative for COVID-19 and he is not infectious to others, the White House physician said on Monday, 10 days after Trump announced he had contracted the coronavirus.https://t.co/l45UPDHlrd pic.twitter.com/Ltha0hQ1En
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