President Donald Trump has nominated Amy Coney Barrett to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the US Supreme Court. The Republican-majority Senate is likely to back Barrett, paving the way for a more conservative top court.
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President Donald Trump wants Amy Coney Barrett to succeed the liberal icon Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court bench. She has a reputation for being extremely conservative, but also friendly and generous.
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