by C3 Solutions’ John Hart featured in Real Clear Energy.
As expected, the United States Senate confirmed Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the United States Supreme Court Monday night by a vote of 52 to 48.
Progressive complaints about Barrett focused mostly on process and charges of hypocrisy. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell refused to hold hearings on President Obama’s nominee, Merrick Garland, in 2016, during the last year of Obama’s term. If Senate Republicans wanted to be consistent, this argument went, they should have waited until after the election.