Official account of Senator Chuck Schumer - New York’s Senator RT≠endorsement
Rioters, insurrectionists, white supremacists, and domestic terrorists tried to prevent this transfer of power. They have failed. Tomorrow, Joe Biden and Kamala Harris will be sworn in as President and Vice President of the United States.
The American people should have a voice in the selection of their next Supreme Court Justice. Therefore, this vacancy should not be filled until we have a new president.
We now have two members of the Senate Judiciary Committee who have tested positive for COVID, and there may be more. I wish my colleagues well. It is irresponsible and dangerous to move forward with a hearing, and there is absolutely no good reason to do so.
Republicans are saying they are being barred from the “secret” hearings. But here’s a list of every Republican who is allowed into the hearings: