Judge Amy Coney Barrett

  • In selecting Judge Amy Coney Barrett, President Trump has made another superb nomination to the Supreme Court.
  • Judge Barrett is a brilliant jurist with outstanding legal credentials. She has a proven track record as the type of jurist that President Trump has promised to nominate.
  • She will serve the American people with honor and distinction on our nation’s highest court.
  • Judge Barrett will apply the law as written and enforce the text, structure, and original understanding of the Constitution.
  • Judge Barrett understands that the role of a judge is to faithfully interpret the law, not to legislate from the bench.
  • She has sterling academic credentials – received her B.A. from Notre Dame University and is a graduate of Notre Dame Law School.
  • She is a former Justice Antonin Scalia clerk who currently sits on the 7th Circuit which hears appeals from Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin.
  • President Trump nominated her to the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals, and she was confirmed by a bipartisan vote on October 31, 2017.
  • Judge Barrett has received bipartisan support from the legal community for her character and work ethic.
    • In 2017, a bipartisan group of law professors urged the Senate to confirm Judge Barrett to the 7th Circuit Court.
    • All of her colleagues at Notre Dame Law school supported her 2017 nomination citing Judge Barrett as a “role model for all of us, and a model of the fair, impartial, and sympathetic judge.”
    • The American Bar Association rated Professor Barrett as “well qualified.”
  • By nominating Judge Amy Coney Barrett to serve on the Supreme Court, President Trump is fulfilling his promise to put forward exceptional judicial nominees who will apply the law as written and enforce the original understanding of the Constitution.
  • President Trump is following precedent by acting to fill the seat and Americans deserve a fully staffed Supreme Court of nine justices.
  • It’s time for Senate Democrats to do their joband confirm Judge Barrett.
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