Blackburn: Nothing Will Stop Barrett Supreme Court Vote Before Election

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In an interview on Fox Business Network’s “Varney & Company” on Tuesday, Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) stated that “nothing” would stop a vote on Supreme Court justice nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation before the election.

Host Stuart Varney asked Blackburn, “Can you see anything that stops a vote in the confirmation of the judge before the election?”

“There is nothing that would stop the vote, Stuart,” Blackburn replied, “and we know that Senator Durbin admitted as much as this weekend on TV. What they’re trying to do is delay. What they’re trying to do is reframe the argument, and the treatment that they are giving Judge Barrett, I think, is just incredibly inappropriate. But they did this to Justice Kavanaugh, and it looks like they want to get back to their old tricks.”

“But to say we need to investigate these adoptions from Haiti of the two children that they have adopted, I think that that is just so unseemly,” she added.

During Barrett’s nomination ceremony on Saturday, President Trump also suggested that it should not be problems voting on Barrett’s confirmation, saying that the confirmation will be “easier than you might think.”