BREAKING: President Trump formally nominates Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court
President Trump formally nominates Judge Amy Coney Barrett to serve as the next Justice of the Supreme Court.
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer reacts to Amy Coney Barrett being nominated to the Supreme Court. Little more than days after the death of US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, President Donald Trump has officially nominated Amy Coney Barrett to replace her.
If confirmed, Barrett's appointment would add another conservative voice to the bench, further shifting the court's balance of power to the right for decades to come.
Al Jazeera's Kimberly Halkett reports from the White House in the US capital, Washington, DC. US President Donald Trump has nominated conservative federal judge Amy Coney Barrett to succeed Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. If confirmed by the Republican-controlled Senate, Trump will have put three of the nine justices on the top court, possibly handing conservatives long-sought wins over contentious legal issues such as abortion and gun rights. So who is Amy Coney Barrett, and could her nomination have an effect on the 2020 election? Joe Biden responds to the selection of Judge Amy Coney Barrett for the Supreme Court.