Moments after President Donald Trump announced his Supreme Court nomination, Democrats quickly moved to criticize Judge Amy Coney Barrett, a conservative favorite to succeed the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
“Today it is my honor to nominate one of our nation’s most brilliant and gifted legal minds to the Supreme Court,” Trump said in the Rose Garden on Saturday afternoon. “She is a woman of unparalleled achievement, towering intellect, sterling credentials and unyielding loyalty to the Constitution—Judge Amy Coney Barrett.”
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s campaign released a statement criticizing Barrett’s conservative history. “She has a written track record of disagreeing with the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision upholding the Affordable Care Act,” the campaign said. “She critiqued Chief Justice John Roberts’ majority