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Marsha Blackburn, Bill Hagerty, Colleagues will Vote to Oppose Electoral College Results

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn (R—Tenn.) along with Senators Ted Cruz (R—Texas), Senator Ron Johnson (R—Wis.), Senator John Kennedy (R—La.), Senator Mike Braun, (R—Ind.), Steve Daines (R-Mont.), Senator James Lankford (R—Okla.) and Senators-elect Bill Hagerty (R—Tenn.), Cynthia Lummis (R—Wyo.), Tommy Tuberville (R—Ala.) and Roger Marshall (R—Kan.) announced they will vote to oppose the results of the 2020 election.

They are also calling for Congress to immediately appoint an Electoral Commission, with full investigatory and fact-finding authority, to conduct an emergency 10-day audit of the election returns in the disputed states.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

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Marsha Blackburn Report: COVID-19 Vaccine Progress in Tennessee

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – Tennessee is a strong leader in the fight against COVID-19 Coronavirus. This week in Lebanon, I joined Cold Chain Technology for the launch of their new manufacturing and distribution facility in our great state.

With their help, Tennessee will lead the nation in distributing the COVID-19 Coronavirus vaccine. Already, the first doses of the Pfizer vaccine are being administered to frontline caregivers at hospitals across the state.

In addition, the FedEx Memphis hub has been instrumental in distributing the vaccine.

U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn visits Cold Chain Technology.

U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn visits Cold Chain Technology.

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Marsha Blackburn Report: From Judge Amy Coney Barrett to Justice Amy Coney Barrett

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – This week, my Senate colleagues and I worked through the weekend to confirm Amy Coney Barrett. That effort came to fruition on Monday evening, when the Senate confirmed Judge Barrett to the nation’s highest court. In that moment, Barrett made history as the first mother of school-aged children to rise to the Supreme Court.

Shortly after, I headed to the White House, where Justice Clarence Thomas administered the Judicial Oath, and Judge Barrett became Justice Barrett. It was truly a monumental moment in American history.

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U.S. Senate Confirms Amy Coney Barrett

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – After a unanimous vote by the Judiciary Committee last week, the Senate just confirmed Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Amy Coney Barrett to become the 115th Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court.
 
“Having confirmed her to the Circuit Court in 2017 with bipartisan support, the Senate has already undertaken a thorough and rigorous review of her record,” Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) said after President Trump made the nomination last month.

Amy Coney Barrett

Amy Coney Barrett

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Marsha Blackburn Report: Scotus Nomination voted favorably out of Committee

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – On Thursday, October 22nd, 2200, my colleagues and I on the Judiciary Committee unanimously voted Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination out of Committee.

The nomination will now get a full Senate vote. Tennesseans want Judge Barrett confirmed, and I will work hard to make sure that happens! 

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Lamar Alexander: Supporting Supreme Court Justice Nominee Amy Coney Barrett

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – During her confirmation hearings, Judge Barrett demonstrated respect for the law, intelligence, good character and steady temperament. Having attended college in Tennessee and law school in Indiana, her background will strengthen the Supreme Court by making it more diverse.

She is well-qualified and has said she will decide cases based upon the law, not her personal views. Judge Barrett will be an excellent Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, and I will vote to confirm her nomination.   

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander met with Supreme Court Justice Nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett this week in the U.S. Capitol.

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander met with Supreme Court Justice Nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett this week in the U.S. Capitol.

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Judge Amy Coney Barrett meets with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – Vice President Mike Pence accompanied Judge Amy Coney Barrett, President Donald Trump’s latest nominee for the Supreme Court, to meet with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Capitol Hill yesterday.
 
“We believe the Senate has an opportunity, Leader, for a fair and respectful consideration hearing,” the Vice President said. “We urge our Democrat colleagues in the Senate to take the opportunity to meet with Judge Barrett and, as the hearing goes forward, to provide the kind of respectful hearing that the American people expect.”

United States Vice President Mike Pence. (D. Myles Cullen)

United States Vice President Mike Pence. (D. Myles Cullen)

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Marsha Blackburn: We Do Have the Votes in the Senate

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – Today, Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.), a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, joined Fox News’s Outnumbered Overtime with Harris Faulkner to discuss next steps for filling the Supreme Court vacancy.

On Support for Confirming the President’s Nominee

“We do have the votes in the Senate. Once the President has made his nomination, Leader McConnell and Chairman Graham will announce the timeline and what it will be. I look forward to voting for a constitutionalist to take the spot as a Justice on the Supreme Court.”

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

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President Donald Trump is Right to Send Fed Law Officers to Chicago, Other Cities to Fight Crime, Save Lives

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – “By deploying additional federal agents and other resources to communities under attack by violent criminals, President Donald Trump is carrying out his duty to keep the American people safe,” writes Tom Homan, former Acting Director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, for Fox News.
 
“The only people who should be upset by the president’s actions are the criminals he wants to stop from victimizing innocent men, women and children.”

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Minneapolis Community Leaders Call on City Council to Respond to Recent Violence

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – “The recent and ongoing crime wave in Minneapolis has some Black community leaders calling on the Minneapolis City Council to help them do something about it,” Karen Scullin reports for Fox 9 Minneapolis.
 
“‘When the City Council start talking about abolish and dismantling law enforcement it’s destroying, it’s destroying our community right now,’ said Al Flowers, a community activist.”

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