Judge Amy Coney Barrett confirmed as Supreme Court justice

Barret will take her seat on the Supreme Court and begin reviewing cases as early as Tuesday, in time to rule on a crucial health-care case that could end the Affordable Care Act.
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We are following the other major headline from Washington tonight the senate has now voted president trump Supreme Court nominee judge Amy coney Barrett confirmed in record time. Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell had already told Republicans that Democrats won't be able to do much about this for a long time to come. ABC's Terry Moran covers the supreme court for us he has late breaking developments tonight. David judge Amy Tony Barrett now justice any Tony Burton the swearing in tonight at the White House and another swearing in of the Supreme Court tomorrow. It was a bitterly divided senate that confirmed her 52 to 48 only one Republican crossing over to the Democrats. Editor record. No Supreme Court justices ever been confirmed this close. To an election she becomes the fourth. Woman to sit on the Supreme Court the third trump justice it's a major accomplishment for the president no doubt about it. And she'll get the work right away. Within one week one week from Election Day she will hear a challenge to the Affordable Care Act which could end it. Coverage for preexisting conditions for 130 million Americans and likely election law challenges. That could decide who. Yeah. David Terry Moran covering to court force tonight Terry thank you and.

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