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Senator Hawley Took Floor to Push Bill Same Day as Ketanji Brown Jackson to be Confirmed to U.S. Supreme Court

FILE - IN this Jan 15, 2019 file photo, Senate Judiciary Committee committee member Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., questions Attorney General nominee William Barr during a Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Hawley is facing conservative backlash after raising concerns with President Donald Trump's nominee to a high-profile appeals court. The Judicial Crisis Network on Monday announced plans to spend $500,000 on Missouri ads to sway Hawley to support D.C.-area U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals nominee Neomi Rao. Hawley on Monday told KFTK 97.1 FM Newstalk's Marc Cox that Rao doesn't have a strong record on abortion. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

(MISSOURINET) –  On the same day the full senate was set to advance and possibly confirm Ketanji Brown Jackson to the U.S. Supreme Court, Senator Josh Hawley took the floor to push his bill to increase penalties in child pornography cases.

Joey Parker has the story.



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