Senator Cornyn

Cornyn Votes to Confirm Judge Barrett to Supreme Court

October 26, 2020

WASHINGTON –U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) gave the following remarks on the Senate floor before voting to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to be Associate Justice to the Supreme Court. Excerpts of Sen. Cornyn’s remarks are below, and video can be found here.

“There’s no question that Judge Barrett has a brilliant legal mind, a deep respect for the Constitution, and an unwavering commitment to the rule of law. Her resume and her record are spotless.”

“Her character is beyond reproach and virtually everyone who has worked with or learned from Judge Barrett has offered their full-throated endorsement of her nomination.”

“Amy Coney Barrett is exceptionally qualified to serve on the Supreme Court.”

“I have faith in Judge Barrett’s ability to fairly interpret the law and apply it to cases before her. Nothing more and nothing less.”