News confirming President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Amy Coney Barrett, was leaked on Friday ahead of his expected announcement today. The nomination comes less than 10 days after Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away from cancer complications at the age of 87.
The announcement officially starts the clock for the Senate to scramble for enough votes to confirm her place on the bench before the November election.
Who is Amy Coney Barrett?
Amy Coney Barrett, 48, is a circuit judge in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Chicago-based 7th Circuit. She’s