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Boom! Lawyered: Amy Coney Barrett Hearings, Day One—None of This Is Normal

Jessica Mason Pieklo & Imani Gandy

After live tweeting today’s proceedings, Jessica Mason Pieklo and Imani Gandy bring you the recap of the first day of Amy Coney Barrett’s Supreme Court confirmation process.

On Monday, we heard opening statements first from members of the Senate Judiciary Committee and then Barrett—and the day was almost too normal. Did Democrats do themselves a disservice by playing along? Did Barrett acknowledge any of the outrageous circumstances of her nomination? And what’s next in the wild week ahead?

Find out all of that and more!

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