WORLD US Senate hearing for Trump's Supreme Court nominee kicks off amidst raging partisan battle

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US Senate hearing for Trump's Supreme Court nominee kicks off amidst raging partisan battle

Xinhua

15:11, October 13, 2020

U.S. Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett (R) attends her confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., the United States, on Oct. 12, 2020. The Republican-led Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday began a four-day confirmation hearing for Judge Amy Coney Barrett, President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, as Republicans push for a final floor vote amidst a raging partisan battle over the open seat at the high court before November 3 Election Day. (Patrick Semansky/Pool via Xinhua)

U.S. Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett attends her confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., the United States, on Oct. 12, 2020. The Republican-led Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday began a four-day confirmation hearing for Judge Amy Coney Barrett, President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, as Republicans push for a final floor vote amidst a raging partisan battle over the open seat at the high court before November 3 Election Day. (Caroline Brehman/Pool via Xinhua)

U.S. Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett (C) attends her confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., the United States, on Oct. 12, 2020. The Republican-led Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday began a four-day confirmation hearing for Judge Amy Coney Barrett, President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, as Republicans push for a final floor vote amidst a raging partisan battle over the open seat at the high court before November 3 Election Day. (Kevin Dietsch/Pool via Xinhua)

U.S. Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett (front, R) attends her confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., the United States, on Oct. 12, 2020. The Republican-led Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday began a four-day confirmation hearing for Judge Amy Coney Barrett, President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, as Republicans push for a final floor vote amidst a raging partisan battle over the open seat at the high court before November 3 Election Day. (Demetrius Freeman/Pool via Xinhua)

U.S. Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett attends her confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., the United States, on Oct. 12, 2020. The Republican-led Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday began a four-day confirmation hearing for Judge Amy Coney Barrett, President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, as Republicans push for a final floor vote amidst a raging partisan battle over the open seat at the high court before November 3 Election Day. (Win McNamee/Pool via Xinhua)

U.S. Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett attends her confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., the United States, on Oct. 12, 2020. The Republican-led Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday began a four-day confirmation hearing for Judge Amy Coney Barrett, President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, as Republicans push for a final floor vote amidst a raging partisan battle over the open seat at the high court before November 3 Election Day. (Alex Edelman/Pool via Xinhua)

U.S. Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett attends her confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., the United States, on Oct. 12, 2020. The Republican-led Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday began a four-day confirmation hearing for Judge Amy Coney Barrett, President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, as Republicans push for a final floor vote amidst a raging partisan battle over the open seat at the high court before November 3 Election Day. (Alex Edelman/Pool via Xinhua)

U.S. Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett attends her confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., the United States, on Oct. 12, 2020. The Republican-led Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday began a four-day confirmation hearing for Judge Amy Coney Barrett, President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, as Republicans push for a final floor vote amidst a raging partisan battle over the open seat at the high court before November 3 Election Day. (Caroline Brehman/Pool via Xinhua)

U.S. Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett is sworn into her Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., the United States, on Oct. 12, 2020. The Republican-led Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday began a four-day confirmation hearing for Judge Amy Coney Barrett, President Donald Trump''s Supreme Court nominee, as Republicans push for a final floor vote amidst a raging partisan battle over the open seat at the high court before November 3 Election Day. (Win McNamee/Pool via Xinhua)

U.S. Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett attends her confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., the United States, on Oct. 12, 2020. The Republican-led Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday began a four-day confirmation hearing for Judge Amy Coney Barrett, President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, as Republicans push for a final floor vote amidst a raging partisan battle over the open seat at the high court before November 3 Election Day. (Susan Walsh/Pool via Xinhua)

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