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Sunday Shows: Trump's court pick dominates

Sunday Shows: Trump's court pick dominates
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The Sunday political talk shows were dominated by a discussion of President TrumpDonald TrumpGiuliani used provisional ballot to vote in 2020 election, same method he disparaged in fighting to overturn results Trump gets lowest job approval rating in final days as president Fox News' DC managing editor Bill Sammon to retire MORE's Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett a day after he formally announced the pick.

Democrats focused their criticism on what the pick might mean for the future of the Affordable Care Act, arguing Coney Barrett was likely to vote to end the law.

Republicans are seeking to finish the confirmation process before Election Day, and have warned Democrats against lodging personal attacks against Trump's nominee.

Read The Hill's complete coverage below.

Pelosi slams Republicans for trying to 'undo' Affordable Care Act through Trump Supreme Court nominee
By Rebecca Klar
 
Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiWoman accused of trying to sell Pelosi laptop to Russians arrested Conspiracies? Let's investigate this one FBI investigating whether woman took Pelosi laptop, tried to sell it to Russians MORE (D-Calif.) slammed Republicans for trying to “undo” the Affordable Care Act by rushing a confirmation vote for Amy Coney Barrett, President Trump's pick to replace Justice Ruth Bader GinsburgRuth Bader GinsburgRuth Bader Ginsburg, George Floyd among options for 'Remember the Titans' school's new name Bipartisan anger builds over police failure at Capitol Lindsey Graham praises Merrick Garland as 'sound choice' to serve as attorney general MORE.
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Stabenow congratulates Coney Barrett, says she'll vote against her over health care
By Zack Budryk
 
Sen. Debbie StabenowDeborah (Debbie) Ann StabenowCoronavirus relief deal hinges on talks over Fed lending powers OVERNIGHT ENERGY: Government scientists predicted border wall construction could harm wildlife refuge | Haaland nomination generates excitement in Native American communities | Trump officials wrongly awarded Alaska grant in bid to open Tongass Trump officials wrongly awarded Alaska grant in bid to open Tongass forest to logging: watchdog MORE (D-Mich.) said Sunday that she would not support Judge Amy Coney Barrett, President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, because it would “be the vote that takes away health care for millions of Americans.”
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GOP senator on hypocrisy charges: Majority in power does what it wants
By Zack Budryk
 
Sen. John KennedyJohn Neely KennedyMORE (R-La.) defended the Republican Senate majority’s decision to proceed with a Supreme Court nomination weeks before Election Day pointing to provisions in the Constitution that note filling such a vacancy is “unaffected by the electoral calendar.”
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Durbin: Democrats can 'slow' Supreme Court confirmation 'perhaps a matter of hours, maybe days at most'
By Justine Coleman
 
Senate Minority Whip Dick DurbinDick DurbinOfficials brace for second Trump impeachment trial Sunday shows - Capital locked down ahead of Biden's inauguration Durbin says he won't whip votes for Trump's second impeachment trial MORE (D-Ill.) said Sunday that the Democrats can “slow” the Supreme Court confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett “perhaps a matter of hours, maybe days at most.”
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Manchin opposes adding justices to the court
By Rebecca Klar
 
Sen. Joe ManchinJoseph (Joe) ManchinSenate majority offers Biden new avenues on Trump environmental rollbacks OVERNIGHT ENERGY: Senate majority offers Biden new avenues on Trump environmental rollbacks | Democrats eye action on range of climate bills | Biden pushing to cancel Keystone XL pipeline as soon as he takes office: reports Daily Beast reporter discusses prospects for K stimulus checks MORE (D-W.V.) said Sunday he would not support adding justices to the Supreme Court or doing away with the filibuster if Democrats win a Senate majority and the White House.
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Senate Republican says lawmakers can't 'boil down' what a Court nominee would do in one case like Roe v. Wade
By Justine Coleman
 
Sen. Mike LeeMichael (Mike) Shumway LeeRepublicans wrestle over removing Trump Lawmakers, leaders offer condolences following the death of Capitol Police officer GOP senators urging Trump officials to not resign after Capitol chaos MORE (R-Utah) said on Sunday that lawmakers can’t “boil down” what a Supreme Court nominee would do in one case, such as Roe v. Wade, when determining whether to support a justice’s confirmation.
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Trump suggests Supreme Court nominee would tip panel against Roe v. Wade
By Rema Rahman
 
President Trump said it's "possible" his conservative Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett could tip the court against the Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion rights by allowing states to decide whether to ban abortion.
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Durbin: Hillary Clinton is 'flat-out wrong' in saying Biden 'should not concede under any circumstances'
By Justine Coleman 
 
Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) said Sunday that former Secretary of State Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonJuan Williams: The real 'Deep State' is pro-Trump Rep. John Katko: Why I became the first Republican lawmaker to support impeachment Can we protect our country — from our rulers, and ourselves? MORE is “flat-out wrong” in saying Democratic nominee Joe BidenJoe BidenWoman accused of trying to sell Pelosi laptop to Russians arrested Trump gets lowest job approval rating in final days as president Trump moves to lift coronavirus travel restrictions on Europe, Brazil MORE “should not concede under any circumstances.”
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Meadows: 'There's varying degrees of confidence' in FBI director
By Rebecca Klar
 
White House Chief of Staff Mark MeadowsMark MeadowsAuthor: Meadows is history's worst White House chief of staff Agency official says Capitol riot hit close to home for former Transportation secretary Chao Republicans wrestle over removing Trump MORE said Sunday there’s “varying degrees of confidence” in FBI Director Christopher Wray among cabinet members after the director testified before Congress that he has not seen evidence of widespread voter fraud in a major election. 
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