Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, DN.Y., on Friday evening said it was “irresponsible and dangerous” for a Senate judicial committee to proceed with the investigation. President TrumpS Supreme Court After two Republican senators on the board confirmed they had tested positive, Oct. Corona virus.
“We now have two members of the Senate Judiciary Committee who have tested positive for COVID, and there may be many more,” Schumer tweeted. “I congratulate my colleagues. It is irresponsible and dangerous to proceed with an investigation and there is absolutely no good reason to do so.”
Subject. Tham Dillis, RNC And Mike Lee, R-Utah, both confirmed a positive test for the virus on Friday and will be self-isolated for 10 days. The senators said they had no symptoms. President Trump said he and First Lady Melania Trump tested positive early Friday morning.
Following the death of Judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg on September 18, Trump nominated Barrett to succeed Zinsberg.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told R-Guy that Barrett would receive a confirming vote in the Senate as Republicans pressured him to take him to the country’s Supreme Court ahead of the Nov. 3 presidential election. If the election decides a dispute that the court must resolve, it is important for the nine judges to restore the court.
Sen., chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, heard that Dillis and Lee had tested positive. Lindsay Graham said she would like to advance Barrett’s trial as planned and that senators would be allowed to join almost as much as needed.
“After the information was reported [Lee’s] With a positive test, and with extreme caution, I was tested for COVID-19 in South Carolina. I was told I was negative, “Graham tweeted.” I feel good and look forward to hearing on Judge Amy Connie Barrett on October 12th. “
Lee and Dillis were among several people, including President Trump, who tested positive after attending the mostly masked Rose Garden ceremony that announced Barrett’s candidacy last Saturday.