Biden slams Republicans’ Supreme Court confirmation priority
By Abiodun Ogundairo
15 October 2020 | 10:46 am
US Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden addresses the start of the confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett at a campaign event in Cincinnati, Ohio, question
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