President Trump Nominates Judge Amy Coney Barrett to Supreme Court
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THE QUICK FACTS
- On Saturday, September 26th, President Trump nominated Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court.
- Barrett was a longtime law professor at the University of Notre Dame. In 2017, she was nominated by Trump to the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago.
- In a speech, Barrett aligned herself with former Justice Antonin Scalia's conservative interpretation of the law, stating, "[his] judicial philosophy is ...