WASHINGTON — Arkansas’ two Republican U.S. senators portrayed Amy Coney Barrett on Saturday as an outstanding Supreme Court nominee and promised to move forward with the confirmation process.
Anti-abortion activists also welcomed the selection of Barrett — a former Notre Dame professor, Catholic and mother of seven — who currently serves as a judge on the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago.
Abortion rights activists condemned the selection.
In a written statement Saturday evening, U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton of Little Rock offered unqualified support.
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