On Wednesday, Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) subjected Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett to relentless grilling about everything from workers' rights to climate change.
Commenters on social media applauded the round of tough questioning — and slammed Barrett's responses.
.@KamalaHarris to Amy Coney Barrett: You've made your point that you think climate change is debatable 🔥 https://t.co/WxCrND0SJe— DJ Koessler (@DJ Koessler)1602710397.0
Judge Barrett HATES Kamala Harris. It's so palpable. She cannot stand being asked questions by her.— Wajahat "Wears a Mask Because of a Pandemic" Ali (@Wajahat "Wears a Mask Because of a Pandemic" Ali)1602709173.0
TMW Judge Barrett realizes that Sen. Kamala Harris's question is about climate change... https://t.co/rsYsEPsSiZ https://t.co/dTBT1nS1uh— Nsikan Akpan (@Nsikan Akpan)1602711616.0
Kamala Harris brings out several points in her Amy Coney Barrett questioning today, including the fact that as a ju… https://t.co/PErDHEV0PL— Joy WE VOTED!! WEAR A MASK!! Reid 😷) (@Joy WE VOTED!! WEAR A MASK!! Reid 😷))1602710063.0
@mkraju Just say it. "My knowledge of science is limited by my knowledge of conservative politics."— John Tessitore (@John Tessitore)1602709910.0
@mkraju This is interesting, as Barrett has repeatedly said that, as a judge now and (if confirmed) as a justice, s… https://t.co/5l8JeWDvd4— Ira Goldman 🦆🦆🦆 (@Ira Goldman 🦆🦆🦆)1602710034.0
@mkraju Is Amy Coney Barrett a real human being? I know scientific inquiry would ultimately lead to the conclusion… https://t.co/IouN9K278B— MikeHoncho f/k/a COVFEFE (@MikeHoncho f/k/a COVFEFE)1602710287.0
Judge Barrett believes scientists that cigarettes cause cancer and COVID is dangerous and infectious but when Senat… https://t.co/G350pz0jJ1— Wajahat "Wears a Mask Because of a Pandemic" Ali (@Wajahat "Wears a Mask Because of a Pandemic" Ali)1602710286.0
NOW: Barrett refuses to answer Kamala Harris’ question on voter suppression. Barrett’s as bad or worse than I thought she was. 😡— Clarissa Campbell (@Clarissa Campbell)1602711557.0
I can tell her baby voice is slipping away towards her normal "fuck you lady" white woman voice. https://t.co/aBN1CzhPWA— Elizabeth Rogers (@Elizabeth Rogers)1602711358.0