Rush Limbaugh: COVID-19 pandemic is another reason to skip Senate hearings, confirm Supreme Court justice immediately

Limbaugh has previously called for skipping Senate Judiciary Committee process, in order to ensure confirmation before the election

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Citation From the October 2, 2020, edition of Premiere Networks’ The Rush Limbaugh Show

RUSH LIMBAUGH (HOST): And I’ll tell you something else, folks. You circle back here to Amy Coney Barrett. We’ve got the perfect, the absolute perfect reason to cancel the hearings and go ahead and confirm her — COVID-19.

We can’t have any hearings. We can’t put these — “Rush, you’re forgetting, they could do virtual hearings, they could do Zoom.” Yeah, OK. Democrats want to do that? Think the Democrats want to be able to insult her, but not to her face? Fine and dandy.

We’ve got the perfect answer, for an immediate confirmation vote for Amy Coney Barrett, and that is COVID-19. It’s got Washington paralyzed, right? But we’re not. We don’t have to be. They don’t have to do hearings. She’s been vetted.