Kamala Harris prosecutes Amy Coney Barrett for her statement on abortion — and destroys the Senate GOP
U.S. Senator Kamala Harris, the Democratic nominee for vice president, used Judge Amy Comey Barrett's words and deeds against her in Supreme Court confirmation hearing Tuesday evening.
Harris, a former attorney general, prosecuted Judge Barrett for her statements on abortion, then lambasted Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee.
"I would suggest that we not pretend that we don't know how this nominee views a woman's right to choose," Harris concluded.
"I would suggest that we not pretend that we don't know how this nominee views a women's right to choose to make ar… https://t.co/yoKei94twQ— Aaron Rupar (@Aaron Rupar)1602631544.0
Senator Harris also "hurt" Judge Barrett, former Senator Claire McCaskill noted on MSNBC, when she drove a truck through Barrett's suggestion that she doesn't know President Trump chose her to kill ObamaCare.
"For the first time today, I think somebody has really hurt Judge Barrett's credibility," @clairecmc says, discussi… https://t.co/ToK60t9k1l— MSNBC (@MSNBC)1602633619.0
Later, former Senator Al Franken noted that Barrett has the seal of approval from the Federalist Society, which means she's passed all the religious right's and Republicans' tests.
HARRIS: Prior to your nomination, were you aware of Trump's statements pledging to strike down the ACA? CONEY BARR… https://t.co/FTCWFFl8pa— Aaron Rupar (@Aaron Rupar)1602630582.0