September 26, 2020

Wyden Statement on the Nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to Serve on the U.S. Supreme Court

Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Ron Wyden, D-Ore., today released the following statement in response to the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court:

“Donald Trump and Mitch McConnell have made it clear they will pull out all the stops to jam through another right-wing Supreme Court nominee – even if that means breaking their own rule pertaining to election-year appointments. If you don’t trust Donald Trump and Senate Republicans with your health care, you shouldn’t trust them with filling this Supreme Court seat. Here's the bottom line: every senator who votes for this nominee is voting to strip away quality, affordable health care – and protections for pre-existing conditions – from hundreds of thousands of Oregonians and millions of Americans.”