PBS NewsHour

What happened on Day 1 of Barrett's confirmation hearings

Clip: 10/12/2020 | 4m 56s | Video has closed captioning.

Senate confirmation hearings for Amy Coney Barrett opened Monday under highly unusual circumstances, only weeks before Election Day and during a pandemic. The political stakes for Barrett’s nomination are high, as the Supreme Court is scheduled to consider the Affordable Care Act in November. Lisa Desjardins and John Yang join Judy Woodruff to discuss the proceedings and the policy implications.

Aired: 10/12/20

Rating: NR

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