Trump Says Amy Coney Barrett’s Philosophy Is Similar to Scalia’s in Applying the ‘Law as Written’

President Donald Trump said that he believes Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett will look at issues before the court similar to the late Justice Antonin Scalia, by applying the “law as written.”



Donald Trump wearing a suit and tie: President Donald Trump speaks next to Judge Amy Coney Barrett at the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, D.C. on September 26


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President Donald Trump speaks next to Judge Amy Coney Barrett at the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, D.C. on September 26

Trump formally nominated Barrett on Saturday. During the announcement, the president described the judge as “one of our nation’s most brilliant and gifted legal minds.” He said “she is a woman of unparalleled achievement, towering intellect, sterling credentials and unyielding loyalty to the Constitution.”

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