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Amy Coney Barrett Confirmed To US Supreme Court

US Senate confirmed conservative jurist Amy Coney Barrett because the Supreme Court’s latest justice (File)

Washington:

The US Senate confirmed conservative jurist Amy Coney Barrett because the Supreme Court’s latest justice Monday, delivering a landmark and controversial win for President Donald Trump simply eight days earlier than the election.

The deeply divided chamber voted 52 to 48, largely alongside celebration strains within the Republican-controlled Senate, making Barrett the third Trump nominee to achieve the excessive court docket and cementing a six-to-three conservative majority.

Republican lawmakers broke into applause because the tally was learn out, and the White House can also be anticipated to rejoice the affirmation within the remaining run-up to the November three election, during which greater than 60 million Americans have already voted.

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