Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) announced Tuesday that the Senate will vote next Monday to confirm President Trump’s nominee Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) introduced a bill on Friday invoking the 25th Amendment to establish a commission that will assess the president’s capacity to hold office that will allow Congress to intervene, insisting it’s not about President Trump’s despite questioning his fitness to serve.
President Trump on Tuesday instructed his administration to stop negotiating with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) on future coronavirus stimulus relief package until after the November election.
President Trump officially announced that he has selected Judge Amy Coney Barrett as his nominee to fill the vacancy of late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg to the Supreme Court, setting up a bitter Senate confirmation battle with just five weeks left until Election Day.
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden questioned President Trump’s response to commit to a peaceful transfer of power if he loses the Nov. 3 presidential election.
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) threatened to introduce a motion on the floor to oust House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) as speaker if she attempts to impeach President Trump for “following the constitution” to slow down the Supreme Court confirmation process to fill the vacancy for the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.