Amy Coney Barrett dodges Klobuchar question on voter intimidation law

US Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett has dodged a question about whether voter intimidation is illegal, during day two of her Senate confirmation hearing.

The judge was asked by Democratic Senator Amy Klobuchar about the recruitment of poll watchers “with special forces experiences” in her state of Minnesota.

“I can’t characterise the facts in a hypothetical situation,” Judge Barrett responded, before Senator Klobuchar read out the law to her.

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