Judge Amy Cockney Barrett, President Trump, Judge Barrett Ah discussed on WBZ Afternoon News

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Z 10 30 I hard radio station. 71 degrees. A cloudy Sunday in Boston at 2 30. Here's what's happening. I'm Madison Rogers lost in six weeks before Election Day, all eyes on the Senate Republicans prepared a fast track the Supreme Court nomination process. Appellate Judge Amy Cockney Barrett yesterday got the official nomination from President Trump with Republican control over the White House and the Senate outcry from Democrats who fear this could swing the nation's highest court for decades. CBS News political contributor, Peter Mayer there already Democrats who have served notice that there not even planning to meet with her because they reject the process itself that President Trump has used They have bitter memories of the way. The Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell, blocked Judge Merrick Garland back in February of 2016 months before the election that year, saying that the next president should decide. Sources say. Confirmation hearings for Coney Barrett will begin on October 12th. There are some Republicans who have expressed opposition to the process, notably New Hampshire Senator Maggie Hassan, who says the nomination should be seen for exactly what it is an attempt to overturn the affordable care act. She strongly opposes the efforts of the president and majority leader to push to approve Judge Barrett rather than work on passing a new covert relief bill. A vast majority, though, are expected to vote to confirm former Massachusetts governor in New Utah. Now Utah Senator Mitt Romney calls Judge Barrett Ah, highly respected jurists. So he looks forward to meeting with her to review her credentials. Huge turnout for a New Hampshire Trump caravan this morning that Levi's match your spoke to a local official who witnessed the rolling rally more than 300 cars traveled through mostly Democratic communities. Durham Town manager Todd Selig saw the whole thing quoting and hollering. They had their trump signed and some of them were driving loud motorcycles. They were honking their horns because the vehicles were going in groups of 10 organizer's didn't need to get a parade permit. They were asked to follow the rules of the road. But Selig says that didn't necessarily happen. The only complaint we had was that some of them were driving. Above the speed limit on one of the main road coming into town. We've a speed table on Medgar Road and appears some of them did not notice that speed table. Hopefully they won't need a body alignment on their vehicles match here. W. B. Z Boston's news radio A Worcester man is facing charges after allegedly stealing a truck from a hospital and then crashing it into police headquarters. Wester p D, says Lewis Diamond stole a delivery truck from the parking lot of ST Vincent Hospital and then crashed into a holding area, police say. H. Q After 5 A.m. Yesterday, Diamond faces a number of charges including larceny, vandalism and aiding a prisoner in police custody. Coming up in a couple of minutes..

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