On Wednesday, Senate Democrats tried to press her on her admiration of the deceased Justice Antonin Scalia, and suggested that she would use him as a guide on future cases.
"I hope that you aren't suggesting that I don't have my own mind," Barrett said, "or that I couldn't think independently or that I would just decide like, 'Let me see what Justice Scalia has said about this in the past.'
"I assure you I have my own mind."
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