U.S. Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett faced tough questions on issues including abortion, health care and the possibility of her having to rule on a case involving the 2020 presidential election during the second day of hearings by the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Barrett stressed she has not committed herself to anyone on how she would rule on an election dispute, saying she would commit to consider all factors about whether to recuse herself but she would not allow herself “to be used as a pawn to decide this election for the American people.”
Asked about her opinion on abortion and the case of Roe v. Wade, she sidestepped questions about whether she agreed with former Justice Antonin Scalia that the case was “wrongly decided,” saying she is not going into the court with an “agenda” to overturn the case. She also added when asked about the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, that she was “not on a mission to destroy” it.
Democrats have been concerned based on comments by President Donald Trump that Coney Barrett could possibly join other conservative justices on the court and overturn the health care legislation.
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