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Barrett Says Trump Offered Her SCOTUS Nomination 3 Days After Ginsburgs Death

Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett said she was offered the nomination just three days after Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died, and nearly a full week before President Donald Trump announced his choice to fill the vacant seat. White House officials called Judge Barrett on Sept. 19, the day after Ginsburg died at age 87, Barrett said in a Senate questionnaire released by the Senate Judiciary Committee. The following day, Barrett spoke again with White House chief of staff Mark Meadows and Pat Cipollone, counsel to the president. They invited her to Washington and Trump later called to confirm the invitation. On Sept. 21, Barrett had meetingRead More From Source

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