Justice Barrett says the Supreme Court’s work is not affected by politics.

Justice Amy Coney Barrett said on Sunday that political partisanship plays no role in decision making at the Supreme Court. Speaking at the University of Louisville’s McConnell Center, in Kentucky, Justice Barrett said that “judicial philosophies are not the same as political parties.” “To say the court’s reasoning is flawed,”

Republicans call for Senate pause, but push ahead with Amy Coney Barrett hearings

Republicans on Saturday sought to call off legislative work in the Senate until Oct. 19 as the coronavirus reached into their ranks. But they vowed that hearings for President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee would push ahead as planned even as lawmakers increasingly demanded testing for everyone on Capitol Hill.