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Opinion | Postpone the election? Voter intimidation? Amy Coney Barrett is open to it. – The Washington Post

Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett answers questions during the second day of her confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday.

But the most chilling moment of her Supreme Court confirmation testimony Tuesday came when she said she would “need to hear arguments” about whether President Trump can postpone the election. “President Trump made claims of voter fraud and suggested he wanted to delay the upcoming election,” Sen. Dianne Feinstein (Calif.), the ranking Democrat on the Judiciary Committee, observed. “Does the Constitution give the president of the United States the authority to unilaterally delay a general election under any circumstances? Does federal law?” AD

Opinion | Postpone the election? Voter intimidation? Amy Coney Barrett is open to it. – The Washington Post