By Fred Lucas ~
SELMA, N.C.—Vice President Mike Pence predicted Friday that the Senate will confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett for the Supreme Court, calling on Democrats to help give her a “respectable” margin.
Pence also warned that if Democrats succeed in adding justices to the high court, it would be “the biggest power grab in American history.”
Vice President Mike Pence arrives Sept. 29 at the Capitol with Judge Amy Coney Barrett to meet with senators about her nomination to the Supreme Court. With them is White House counsel Pat Cipollone. (Photo: Susan Walsh/Pool/Getty Images)
“We’re going to fill that seat, I promise you,” Pence told a crowd approaching 400, referring to Barrett’s pending Senate confirmation. “Get ready.”
The vice president’s audience at The Farm at 95, an outdoor venue, let out a loud cheer for Barrett, a judge on the Chicago-based U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7
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