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The White House is mounting an “offensive” communications strategy ahead of Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s upcoming Senate confirmation fight, with aides describing an aggressive plan for “knife fighters” to “fiercely” defend the nominee ahead of what’s expected to be a heated battle on Capitol Hill.

Fox News has learned the White House has formed a team to handle what’s to come in the weeks ahead as Senate Republicans aim to get President Trump’s nominee confirmed to the high court before Election Day. . . .

Senior officials argued the team is “uniquely equipped” for the mission: The White House communications team will consist of White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany, who is a graduate of Harvard Law School and will take on the role of “lead spokesperson.” Deputy Press Secretary Brian Morgenstern, a graduate of Columbia Law School, and White House communications officials Alyssa Farah and Ben Williamson, who are veterans of Capitol Hill and who have unique relationships with Republican leadership in both chambers of Congress, are also on the team.

The communications team will also include White House staff who will be dedicated to a rapid response effort and research.

“We will need to be knife fighters with the opposition, and will be prepared to marshal information quickly, and disseminate it to push back on any false narratives or attacks on her and her family, because we anticipate, unfortunately, that Democrats will go there,” a senior official told Fox News.

“So we’re mounting an offensive strategy on her behalf because she is such an incredible and inspiring nominee,” the official continued. “We’ll be defending her fiercely every day.”

Another official told Fox News that the communications team intends to be “very well-synced” with Senate communicators, including Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s office, the Senate Republican conference and the Senate Judiciary Committee.

“We will work closely with them,” the official said.

As for the Hill process, White House Counsel Pat Cippollone and White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows will play “integral roles.” . . .

As for Cippollone, an official told Fox News that he “knows what she’ll be questioned on.”

“He’ll know ways to navigate those without telegraphing too much to get through the confirmation,” another official told Fox News. “Between Pat’s legal mind and Meadows’ Hill mind, we feel we have the strongest team in place to get through this.”

The official, doubling down, expressed the White House’s confidence in the process, citing experience from both the confirmations of Justice Neil Gorsuch in 2017 and Justice Brett Kavanaugh in 2018.

“Our sense, strategically, is that we know the process,” the official said. “We have muscle memory from being through two confirmations now, we have a White House counsel team who knows what to expect, and we feel highly confident about where we are.”

Republicans, at this point, are eyeing Oct. 12 as the target date for the start of confirmation hearings for Barrett.

“We understand we’re operating on an abbreviated timeline, but we’re embracing that,” an official told Fox News.

The president officially announced Barrett as his pick to fill the vacancy left by late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Saturday afternoon, touting her commitment to the Constitution and her record.

An Oct. 12 start, 16 days from her official nomination, would be in line with that “abbreviated timeline.”

There were 48 days between the nomination of Gorsuch and his confirmation hearing in 2017 and 57 days between the nomination of Kavanaugh and his hearing. . . .

Senate Democrats are likely to seek to impede the confirmation as much as possible. They have objected to a confirmation so close to the election, citing McConnell’s refusal to consider President Barack Obama’s nominee Merrick Garland in 2016. . . .

Republicans, though, appear to have the votes to move forward and confirm Barrett. Republicans have 53 votes in the Senate and can therefore afford three defections if no Democrat votes for the nominee. In that instance, Vice President Mike Pence would be called in to break a tie.

So far, only Sens. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, and Susan Collins, R-Maine, have indicated they oppose moving forward with a confirmation before the election. Murkowski has since suggested she still may vote for the nominee.

Meanwhile, officials said their main priority in messaging and strategy in the days leading up to Barrett’s confirmation hearing will be “introducing” Barrett to the American people and “allowing them to be familiar with her as a compassionate, working mom from the heartland of America.”

Prayer Points for Judge Amy Coney Barrett:

Father, we ask for protection for Amy Coney Barrett from attack and accusation. We ask that You create a hedge of protection around her and her family.

Lord God, we ask You to keep those with evil and destruction in their hearts far away from Judge Barrett.

Father, we pray for unity for Judge Barrett and her family during the hearing and confirmation. We proclaim Your power over their lives and ask that they would continue to call on You.

God, we pray that the left would not wage war against Judge Barrett to keep her from being confirmed. We ask that peace would preside over this situation.

Lord Almighty, we pray against electoral chaos that is stirring with the fraud going on with voting by mail. We ask that truth and justice would prevail.

Father, we ask that Judge Barrett be confirmed, and resist attempts to pervert the judiciary, usurp legislative power, and re-write the text of election laws. And we pray that she would not be kept from voting on any landmark election cases.

God Almighty, we ask that You keep Judge Barrett’s Hill visits with Senators from being used to lay a trap to force her to recuse from.

Lord, we come before You and are asking on behalf of Judge Barrett that You would give her supernatural wisdom in what to say and how to say it during her Hill visits with these Senators. We pray that no foothold would be given to the left to distort truth.

Father God, we pray for a fully functioning nine-member Supreme Court seated as soon as possible and that those nine Justices would be able to vote and be free from demands for recusal. We ask that plans of confusion, chaos, and courts be silenced in Your name, Jesus.

Lord, may You grant Judge Barrett and her White House advisors’ knowledge and discernment to protect them from deceptive and dishonest attempts to disqualify her from performing the duties she will be empowered to perform.

(Excerpt from Fox News. Article by Brooke Singman. Photo Credit: Getty Images.)

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Cindy Bolenbaugh
October 15, 2020

Dear Lord, please give Amy Coney Barrett efficient hearing of truth about her qualifications to be appointed as Supreme Court judge. Usher her into Your will, for it is You who appoint our authorities. Allow her to be a useful vessel for the noble purpose of maintaining justice according to the laws established in Your Word. Protect this appointment for dishonesty to disqualify, plans of confusion, or recluse. Bless Your holy name, Amen!

Susan D
October 11, 2020

Father we bind the enemy and send great confusion into his camp, and every time they open their mouths to speak lies, the truth will be spoken instead. We forbid them to interfere in anyway with this confirmation or this election. We bind and confuse any plans for violence against the innocent or against our President or anyone in his cabinet, and instead let the fear and terror of God come upon them and then they will turn on each other and run away never to return. We ask for your Kingdom to come and your will to be done on earth, as it is in Heaven, in the name of Yeshua, Jesus the Christ. Amen & Amein, so be it, let it be so! Selah, pause and calmly think on that! 🙏🏼💗💯%🇺🇸👮🏽‍♂️👮🏼🙋🏾‍♂️🙋👏🙌🏾

Patricia Ann Blackburn
October 3, 2020

“What a privilege to carry everything to God in prayer”.

Jessica Renshaw
October 3, 2020

Amen and amen to all the powerful prayers below! May Amy Coney Bennett, her family and the seat You have reserved for her be protected in the very eye of the storm, O Lord Most High. No matter what is raging around her, intended to disturb, unseat, confuse, frustrate or destroy her, may she experience nothing but Your miraculous peace that “doesn’t make sense in light of the circumstances.” May she be filled with Your wisdom, Your justice, Your Word, Your calm, Your confidence, and all the fruits of Your Spirit.

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Beth Jones
October 3, 2020

This prayer is very precise and “well said” and I AGREE.
Amen

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Pat G
October 3, 2020

Amy. God is on the side of the righteous. He will defend your cause and bring victory as we call upon His name. And thAt we do. No weapon formed against it will prosper. Come quickly Lord Jesus🙏🏻🙏🏻

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David Locke
October 3, 2020

Oh Lord,

We pray Truth and integrity would prevail,

and that

plans of The Enemy be thwarted,

fairness, decency and respect be restored in government,

and Thy Will be done,

we ask that Judge Amy be confirmed if this be aligned with your Plan.

Regardless what occurs, be glorified Lord Jesus 🙌🇺🇸 in this process I pray,

In Your Name,

Amen

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Lois Severson Pierce
October 3, 2020

Lord Jesus, I pray you surround Judge Amy Barrett with your strong mighty shield, & with your all powerful hand of protection. Give the Senate your wisdom and a quick & speedy vote. Surround her family with your hand of protection, in Jesus name I pray, amen

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Mary Nadwodny
October 3, 2020

Father, May she keep her ear to the mouth of your Spirit and speak what she hears Him saying. You said when we go before judges not to think what we should say because you will give us the words. Thank you for speaking thru her. May her words bless because they are Your words. Amen

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Cindy Bolenbaugh
October 3, 2020

Oh, Father God, the great Judge of all the earth, we come to Your courtroom for Truth and Justice. Let justice not fall in the streets during this confirmation process. Your Word says, “The blameless spend their days under the LORD’s care, and their inheritance will endure forever. In times of disaster they will not wither; in days of famine they will enjoy plenty.“ (Ps 37:18,19). Father, we lift up Amy Coney Barrett for Your Mighty Hand to usher her into the position You designed her for. We push back opposition, in Jesus name. We call on You because Your Word says, “ Let every person be subject to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and those that exist have been instituted by God.” (Romans 13:1) In honor of Your name, let God arise and His enemies be scattered. I ask that You demolish the tactics of the hinderers, and establish Your will for righteousness and justice in our courts. Amen!

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Sacha Paul Kirton
October 3, 2020

Heavenly Father, it is You who prepared Judge Amy Coney Barrett for such a time as this. LORD let YOUR will be done on earth as it is in heaven. I thank YOU LORD for keeping Judge Amy and her family safe. IN JESUS’S MIGHTY NAME, AMEN.🙌🙌🙌🙌🙌

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Ann
October 2, 2020

Father God, I pray for a divine covering over Amy Coney Barrett in the upcoming Judicial hearings. Father, I pray that no weapon formed against her will stand. Protect her and her family from vicious attacks from the enemy. I pray for supernatural wisdom and grace during these hearings and that she will be protected spiritually, physically and emotionally. Lord, I pray for your favor in getting Judge Barrett confirmed to this position on the court. I ask these things in Your name. Amen

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Delores Crumbacher
October 2, 2020

We pray that Judge Barrett be given supernatural knowledge and understanding in all Divine Laws and Justice. We pray that her courtroom be a mirror image of the Divine Courtroom of Heaven and that Divine Justice be levied for all people. We pray for forgiveness so that all people can stand upright before Your Divine Throne of Grace and Mercy. Amen.

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    Jessica Renshaw
    October 3, 2020

    >We pray that her courtroom be a mirror image of the Divine Courtroom of Heaven and that Divine Justice be levied for all people.< Amen and amen!

Janeen Kingma
October 2, 2020

Lord God, our Father and our King, protect this candidate and make our Supreme Court a beacon of Truth and Light, which can only emanate from You! Bring Truth back to our Supreme Court! Bring back an understanding of Your laws and Your Truth to our judicial branch. Let our Congress know that only You will be judge of all of our thoughts, actions and laws. Thank You for Your answer to our prayers. Help all of Your own to earnestly seek Your will in all elected offices! Thank you for this opportunity to pray for restoration!

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Debra
October 2, 2020

Lord Jesus, when you turned over tables in the temple, you were angry but you did not sin. We worship you for this; it is truly a sign that you are God. Father God, we ask that you would put this same spirit upon Senator Graham and other members of the Senate Judiciary Committee so that, though they may be angry at how Judge Barrett is being treated, they will not engage in sinful words or behaviors. Jesus, you said, How DARE you turn my Father’s house into a den of thieves! We pray that during the hearings the Senators would not dare to turn Capitol Hill, the seat of this great nation, into a bar room brawl. That they would be kind, decent, and respectful. In Jesus Name. Amen.

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Cindy
October 2, 2020

Amen! Agreed and prayed with the others praying here. Power in agreement before the Lord. We want God and our Judeo-Christian ethics guiding our land, as our forefathers intended and not false gods as in times past. This is what works for ALL people! We need a Deborah for this time and she is the one God has prepared for “such a time as this”. God be with you and protect you and your family!

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Tina M Mosier
October 2, 2020

Father, our creator, and Savior; You know this lady and her family, Judge Amy Coney Barrett, It was your intention to place her in this position. Father God, I pray that you will send your protection around her and her family, and give her the strength, Your strength to walk through the negative, the bad and the ugly that have begun to restrain her nomination to the Supreme Court. Father our Nation is deteriorating , keeping the godly, the good and the honest people away from being heard and being noticed in all phases of the democracy. Father this is Your Nation, Your world and Your people, I pray that your healing come upon us, and surround this nominee, Amy Coney Barrett to be seated as Your representative. Give us guidance to protect our Nation. In Crist’s holy name, I pray… Amen

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Luanne
October 2, 2020

Yes and Amen to the above prayer! Abba, the enemy is waging full out war over these election and nomination processes. Protect Amy, President Trump, VP Pence, their spouses, families, their core groups, and advisors from the enemies’ threats. Hide them from the plots of this evil mob, from this gang of wrongdoers. They sharpen their tongues like swords and aim their bitter words like arrows. They shoot from ambush at the innocent, attacking suddenly and fearlessly. They encourage each other to do evil and plan how to set their traps in secret. “Who will ever notice?” they ask. As they plot their crimes, they say, “We have devised the perfect plan!” Yes, the human heart and mind are cunning. But God, you yourself will shoot them with your arrows, suddenly striking them down. Their own tongues will ruin them, and all who see them will shake their heads in scorn. Then everyone will be afraid; they will proclaim the mighty acts of God and realize all the amazing things you do. The godly will rejoice in the LORD and find shelter in him. And those who do what is right will praise him! (Psalm 64)
Arise from your throne, O LORD, put on your battle garments and fight this war against the enemy on our behalf. We need you. We trust in you. We praise you and place our hope in you in this hour. In Jesus’ name we pray, Amen.

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    Luanne
    October 2, 2020

    And protect all those in the Senate and Senate Judicial Committee seeking to approve Amy’s nomination.

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