CNN and MSNBC didn’t air Monday evening’s Senate affirmation vote for Amy Coney Barrett, a historic second making her solely the fifth lady to take a seat on the Supreme Courtroom.
The 2 cable channels didn’t cowl the 52-48 vote within the Senate, however CNN aired the swearing-in ceremony later on the White Home by Justice Clarence Thomas, Fox Information reported.
CNN’s protection of the swearing-in was framed within the Trump administration’s dealing with of the coronavirus and likened the White Home ceremony to a “super-spreader” occasion, like President Trump’s announcement at an occasion within the Rose Backyard final month that he had chosen Barrett as his nominee.
CNN ran a banner throughout Monday’s ceremony that learn: “TRUMP SUPREME CT NOMINEE ABOUT TO BE SWORN IN AT WH AT ANOTHER POTENTIAL SUPERSPREADER EVENT.”
Fox Information coated the affirmation vote within the Senate and the swearing-in ceremony later on the White Home.