US Senate Confirms Coney Barrett as the Supreme Court's Justice
October 27 , 2020
The United States Senate has confirmed the long-term academic, conservative jurist, and mother of seven Amy Coney Barrett as the Supreme Court's justice on Monday, considered as a win for President Donald Trump a week before the presidential election. Trump's fellow Republicans voted 52-48 to approve the judge, defeated the unified opposition of Democrats. The new justice is the third appointment by the Trump administration after Neil Gorsuch in 2017 and Brett Kavanaugh in 2018.