President Trump named Barrett as a proposed replacement for liberal Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died last month aged 87.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg
US President Donald Trump has been greeted with boos and chants of "Vote him out" by the crowd outside the Supreme Court.
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden urged Senate Republicans not to vote on any candidate nominated to the U.S. Supreme Court as the November election nears, calling President Donald Trump’s plan an “exercise of raw political power.”
Trump says likely to nominate a woman to succeed Ginsburg on Supreme Court.
Death of liberal justice gives Trump chance to reshape the US for generations.