Amy Coney Barrett

U.S. Senate Confirms Amy Coney Barrett as Supreme Court Justice

WASHINGTON (AP) — Amy Coney Barrett was confirmed to the Supreme Court late Monday by a deeply divided Senate, Republicans overpowering Democrats to install President Donald Trump’s nominee days before the election and secure a likely conservative court majority for years to come.

WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 21: Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett listens during a meeting with U.S. Sen. John Barasso (R-WY) on October 21, 2020 in Washington, DC. President Donald Trump nominated Barrett to replace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg after her death. (Photo by Ken Cedeno-Pool/Getty Images)