Amy Coney Barrett's confirmation a big victory for Trump, conservatives

Judge Amy Coney Barrett's appointment solidifies a 6-3 conservative majority on the US Supreme Court.PHOTO: AFP

WASHINGTON - The day ended well for President Donald Trump on Monday (Oct 26) when he got to preside over the swearing in of a new, conservative Supreme Court Justice - Amy Coney Barrett.

It cemented one of his principal legacies and a core conservative agenda - to tilt the court bench in favour of conservatives.

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