Judge Amy Coney Barrett has seven children.
Nine seems to be a good number.” (Barrett and her husband have seven children, two of whom happen to be adopted.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) also remarked on Barrett’s large family and praised her skills as a mother.
Republicans are talking about Barrett’s kids to make her sound empatheticBarrett’s children and family have been a core part of the public narrative of her confirmation since she was nominated, not quite three weeks ago.
The confirmation process has continued in that vein, with senators citing Barrett’s kids as proof of various nice things.