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WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senator Jim Risch (R-Idaho) met with Supreme Court Nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett to discuss her legal philosophy and credentials to serve on the highest court. At the conclusion of the meeting, Senator Risch issued the following statement:

“Judge Barrett’s credentials are impressive and her legal acumen was evident in my discussion with her. Judge Barrett’s respect for and defense of the U.S. Constitution makes her an exceptional nominee to serve as an Associate Justice to the Supreme Court. Should her nomination come to the floor of the Senate, as I expect it to, I look forward to casting my vote on her nomination."

To download the photos of Senator Risch's meeting with Judge Barrett, click here.

To download b-roll footage of Senator Risch’s meeting with Judge Barrett, click here.

Background: Senator Risch voted to confirm Judge Barrett to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit in 2017. 

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