1 week Trump high court pick on way to approval after tough hearings Inquirer
    WASHINGTON, United States - Senate confirmation of US President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett appeared certain Thursday after four days of hearings that changed no minds and left her majority Republican support intact. The Senate Judiciary Committee hashed through her testimony on her deeply conservative record and views on hot-button issues like abortion and the soon-to-be reviewed Affordable Care act, with the two parties still in fundamental disagreement. Democratic senators made last-minute pitches to Republican colleagues to honor their promises of four years ago not to seat a justice close to a presidential election, saying ... more