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Manchin Becomes First Democrat Senator to Meet Trumps Supreme Court Nominee

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) on Thursday met with Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett, making him the first Democratic lawmaker to meet with President Donald Trump's pick for the nation's highest court. Manchin said in a statement that the two met to discuss matters of relevance to his constituents as senators gear up for Barrett's confirmation hearings before the Senate Judiciary Committee, set to start on Oct. 12. Nominees to the Supreme Court typically meet with senators ahead of the hearings, although some Democrats have refused. “Yesterday, I had a pleasant meeting with Judge Amy Coney Barrett to discuss her experience, record, and thoughts on issues that will impact West VirRead More From Source

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