Judge Amy Coney Barrett (R), President Donald Trump’s nominee to the Supreme Court meets with U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran (R-KS) during a photo-op at the U.S. Capitol on October 1, 2020 in Washington, DC. | Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images
Senate Democrats will be scrutinizing her record on health care and reproductive rights.
Despite the recent concerns about coronavirus exposure at the Capitol — and the fast-approaching general election — the Senate confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett is still happening.
The hearing will air Monday, October 12, through Thursday, October 15, beginning at 9 am each day. It will be accessible via a livestream on the Senate Judiciary Committee website, as well as via C-SPAN.
Day one of the hearings will start with opening statements from Barrett as well as from every member of the committee, which is helmed by Chair Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and ranking member Dianne Feinstein (D-CA). Meanwhile, questions for Barrett are slated to take place on Tuesday and Wednesday, and a panel of outside witnesses will testify about her nomination on Thursday.
The hearings mark one of the key steps in Republicans’ efforts to…