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Amy Coney Barrett Sworn In As A Supreme Court Justice At White House Event

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While Americans are still suffering due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the GOP successfully filled the late Ruth Bader Ginsberg’s Supreme Court seat.

Instead of focusing on a new COVID-19 relief package to help Americans reeling after losing their jobs due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Republicans were laser-focused on getting Amy Coney Barrett confirmed. With no support from Democrats —  the first time in 151 years, there was no single vote from the minority party — Senate Republicans delivered. Now the Supreme Court is more conservative-leaning than it has ever been in years.


Donald Trump  didn’t learn their lesson from the last Rose Garden ceremony and wasted no time holding another potential COVID-19 super-spreader event celebrating now Justice Barrett’s confirmation. Trump, fresh off his spread Rona around the country tour disguised as campaign rallies, was on message thanks to a teleprompter delivering remarks before sellout Justice Clarence Thomas officially swore in Barrett.

Barrett is a perfect example of white privilege because she got a lifetime appointment in the highest court of the land with a very anemic resume delivered remarks. Barrett said she was “grateful for the confidence [Trump has] expressed in me,” and described the process which was described as the shortest nomination-to-confirmation pipeline in 40 years as a “rigorous confirmation process.”

Once all the pageantry was out of the way, Barrett and her husband posed for photos with Trump and his wife Melania, who is still experiencing a lingering cough due to her COVID-19 infection. Oh, of course, they were all maskless, because according to to the spreader-in-chief, COVID-19 is going away.

That could be far from the truth as the country is still experiencing a record number of COVID-19 cases.

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