Judge Amy Coney Barrett, President Donald Trump’s nominee to the Supreme Court, will begin conference with senators on Tuesday, consisting of Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, according to a senior administration authorities.
In addition to McConnell (R-Ky.), Barrett will also meet numerous Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee, consisting of Chairman Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), Mike Lee (R-Utah) and Mike Crapo (R-Idaho). She will also meet Senate Majority Whip John Thune (R-S.D.) and Sens. Cory Gardner (R-Colo.) and Rick Scott (R-Fla.).
Trump formally nominated Barrett on Saturday to replace the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, triggering a controversial battle simply weeks away from the governmental election.