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Barrett reportedly flying to DC as Trump prepares to name court pick

Added 09-26-20 01:57:02pm EST - “Judge Amy Coney Barrett is allegedly on her way to Washington, D.C., Bloomberg reported Saturday, a day after sources confirmed to The Hill that President Trump would nominate the conservative judge to replace the late Justice Ruth…” - Thehill.com

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Judge Amy Coney Barrett is allegedly on her way to Washington, D.C., Bloomberg reported Saturday, a day after sources confirmed to The Hill that President TrumpDonald John TrumpFederal prosecutor speaks out, says Barr 'has brought shame' on Justice Dept. Former Pence aide: White House staffers discussed Trump refusing to leave office Progressive group buys domain name of Trump's No. 1 Supreme Court pick MORE would nominate the conservative judge to replace the late Justice Ruth Bader GinsburgRuth Bader GinsburgProgressive group buys domain name of Trump's No. 1 Supreme Court pick Democratic senator to party: 'A little message discipline wouldn't kill us' Lincoln Project mocks Lindsey Graham's fundraising lag with Sarah McLachlan-themed video MORE on the Supreme Court. 

According to Bloomberg, a person familiar with the situation said that Barrett was flying to Washington on Saturday, with Trump planning to officially announce her nomination at a White House ceremony at 5 p.m. However, sources told Bloomberg that the president could still change his mind.

A video posted on Twitter by NBC News White House Correspondent Kelly O'Donnell appeared to show Barrett and her family leaving their Indiana home early Saturday afternoon.

NEW: Judge Amy Coney Barrett and her large family left their Indiana home this afternoon dressed up for a special occasion. Our @GaryGrumbach on the scene for us. Announcement at 5pm at WH for Supreme Court nomination. pic.twitter.com/A4yVNo7jgE

A Republican official told The Hill on Friday that Trump began telling associates on Capitol Hill that he was planning to nominate Barrett.

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