Barrett avoids Democrats' questions on Obamacare, abortion

Posted on AllSides October 13th, 2020
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President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett repeatedly declined to answer questions on Tuesday about her views on abortion and Obamacare, frustrating Democrats on the second day of her confirmation hearings.

Appearing in-person before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Barrett emphasized that she had no political agenda and frequently cited her current role as a judge on the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals when asked about her views on specific issues. She consistently referenced the long-standing tradition of judicial nominees refusing to weigh in on specific issues.

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