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Senate Dems to Pence: Attending Barrett confirmation vote would be "violation of common decency"

Members of Senate Democratic leadership asked Vice President Pence to stay away from Monday's confirmation vote for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett after five of Pence's aides were diagnosed with COVID-19.

Why it matters: Barrett's confirmation is not in doubt because Republicans have the votes to confirm her, so Pence's presence would be mostly symbolic — though he would cast a tie-breaking vote if necessary.

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