“As I heard President Clinton talk about how [Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg] exceeded all expectations, I think we’re at a moment in time where our democracy and the people voting and where we are right now, we have to exceed expectations,” Sen. Amy Klobuchar says #CNNSOTU
"When you are picking judges for the Supreme Court of the United States, it's a whole different standard, it's a whole different ball game," Sen. Klobuchar says, discussing Barbara Lagoa, a frontrunner on Pres. Trump's list of candidates to replace the late Justice Ginsburg.
Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar on filling the SCOTUS vacancy: "The people pick the president. The president pick’s the justice. That was the McConnell rule and that is the precedent they set” #CNNSOTU
"I am not going to give up because Ruth Bader Ginsburg never gave up." Sen. Amy Klobuchar says she and Democrats plan to continue bring the fight to Senate Republicans even as two key senators say they'll back Senate Majority Leader McConnell's push to vote on a SCOTUS nominee.
“As I heard President Clinton talk about how [Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg] had exceeded all expectations, I think we’re at a moment in time where our democracy and the people voting and where we are right now, we have to exceed expectations,” Sen. Amy Klobuchar says. #CNNSOTU
Sen. Klobuchar on Justice Ginsburg’s legacy: “You think about the fact that when she started arguing before the Supreme Court for equal rights people didn’t even think she should make the arguments.”
BREAKING: Sen. Klobuchar announces she is withdrawing from consideration to be Joe Biden's vice presidential choice: "I think this is a moment to put a woman of color on that ticket."
The Minnesota attorney general is increasing charges against former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin to second-degree murder in George Floyd's death and also charging the other three officers involved in the incident, Sen. Amy Klobuchar says
Sen. Klobuchar: “The travesty in Wisconsin where health care workers stood in line … waiting and waiting just to exercise their right to vote … while Donald Trump and the First Lady get to order their mail-in ballots — that is an outrage.”
Sen. Amy Klobuchar: "If you want to know why we have impeachment provisions in the Constitution, look back at what James Madison said at the Constitutional Convention. He said that he feared that a President would betray the trust of Americans for a foreign power."