LIVE: ACB Opening Statement, Confirmation Hearings Begin in Senate

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit Judge Amy Coney Barrett, a law professor at Notre Dame University, poses in an undated photograph obtained from Notre Dame University September 19, 2020. Matt Cashore/Notre Dame University/Handout via REUTERS. THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY./File Photo

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The confirmation hearings of President Donald Trump’s nominee to the Supreme Court of the United States, Amy Coney Barrett, begin this week. It all kicks off with Barrett’s opening statement, followed by a line of questioning that’s expected to include plenty of vitriol from Democrats labeling her a ‘dangerous right-winger.’

Barrett, though, has faced this kind of questioning from the Senate before, and she proved quite adept at wiping the floor with those trying to pin her down. Watch it live, below:

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