‘Refuse to answer anything’: Durbin criticizes Barrett for avoiding questions at confirmation hearings

During the last day of confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett, Sen. Richard Durbin, D-Ill., criticized her and the overall process in which nominees don’t answer questions. “What was the purpose of this hearing if we’ve reached the point now when we don’t know what she thinks about any issues ... any major issues?” the senator asked.