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President Trump and former Vice President Biden hold network TV town halls this evening. Nominee Amy Coney Barrett’s testimony has wrapped up, but her confirmation hearings for Supreme Court justice continue today, featuring supporters and opponents of the nomination.
Europe is re-trenching against a new surge of COVID-19 after seeing more than 100,000 new cases per day on average over the past week.
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US Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett has said she is “honoured and humbled” to be President Trump’s pick for a place in the top court during a tense Senate confirmation hearing.
The 48-year-old conservative jurist vowed to judge legal cases impartially. But her selection so close to the 3 November presidential election has sparked a fierce political battle.
The panel’s Republican chairman has predicted a “contentious week” of questioning ahead. Judge Barrett’s approval would cement a 6-3 conservative majority on the nine-member court, altering the ideological balance of the court for potentially decades to come.
Supreme Court nominee hearings set up partisan battle ahead of election, White House seeks limited coronavirus relief bill, and Minnesota community comes together to build a disabled Navy vet a ramp.
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Trump, Biden clash in contentious first debate, Judge Barrett begins Capitol Hill tour ahead of Supreme Court hearings, and James Patterson awards $500 grants to thousands of teachers.
Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report and Errin Haines of The 19th join Judy Woodruff to discuss the latest political news, including how a report on President Trump’s taxes and business dealings could affect the presidential race, implications of the Amy Coney Barrett nomination to the Supreme Court and what to look for in the first debate between Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden.
President Trump declines to say how much he has paid in federal income taxes, Judge Barrett goes under the political microscope, and Walgreens cashier pays for customer’s items with her last $20.