Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is set to debate Democratic challenger Amy McGrath Monday evening.
Democratic progressives have increasingly voiced support for the idea, but Biden said he opposed it as recently as 2019.
The American people deserve a prompt Supreme Court confirmation process.
GOP Senators Mike Lee and Thom Tillis tested positive for the coronavirus just days after attending a White House event with Barrett.
So far four Democrat senators have said they won't meet with President Trump's Supreme Court Nominee, as they find the process "illegitimate."
"Mostly, I'm looking for somebody that can interpret the Constitution as written," the president said.
The Senate minority leader said McConnell would "hurt his party" by trying to fill Ruth Bader Ginsburg's vacant Supreme Court seat.
Don't let anyone tell you this issue is governed by other legal provisions, vague "norms" or historical "precedents" such as the so-called "Biden Rule." There are only two principles that apply, both rooted in Article II of the Constitution.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Thursday accused Democrats of taking part in an "endless parade of partisan hysteria" by expressing security concerns about November's election.
Pelosi told Republicans this week that a deal would need to have more than just "Trump checks."
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said there are 20 Senate Republicans who are done giving out federal relief funds for the coronavirus pandemic.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and the Republicans are set to unveil their own COVID-19 relief package proposal and are set to hold a vote on it this week.
The Senate minority leader criticized the GOP leadership in the Senate and the White House for their stances on securing another a relief bill.
"These policy announcements provide little real help to families," Democratic leaders said.
If Republicans are willing to come up by a trillion dollars in the negotiating, the Senate minority leader said, the Democrats are ready to meet again.
"Trump announced that if he is re-elected he will permanently defund Social Security," Senator Bernie Sanders warned.
The House Speaker and Senate Minority Leader both warned that President Donald Trump's Saturday executive actions won't work and ultimately take money from workers, Social Security and Medicare.
"President Trump does not have the power to unilaterally rewrite the payroll tax law," GOP Senator Ben Sasse said.
"There's a handful of very big issues that we are still very far apart," Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin told reporters.
"We're not going to just keep on coming back every day if we can't get to a deal," said U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin.
Republicans have recently indicated they are now willing to negotiate the amount of the payments to secure a deal.
"The speaker of the House and the Democratic Leader are continuing to say 'our way or the highway,'" Senate Majority Leader McConnell said Monday.
Mark Meadows, Steven Mnuchin, Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer are set to meet at 9 a.m. in an attempt to agree new deal.
There is a lot at stake in Kansas' GOP Senate primary.
Kevin McCarthy also blamed the Democratic leadership for delays in passing much needed COVID-19 relief legislation.
Speaker Pelosi accused GOP leadership of not wanting to "solve" the economic and health problems facing the U.S.
"If you've lost your job through no fault of your own, Republicans want you to take a 30% pay cut. Can you believe that?" Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer tweeted.
Democrats notified the FBI over concerns Russia is "laundering" intelligence directed against former Vice President Joe Biden through a GOP-led Senate committee.
A majority of the money—$200 billion—would be diverted from unused relief appropriated during a previous stimulus package passed by Congress that was meant to be used by the Treasury Department for corporate lending.