GOP Sen. Susan Collins To Vote for Ketanji Brown Jackson for SCOTUS

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Published on March 30, 2022 - Duration: 01:31s

GOP Sen. Susan Collins To Vote for Ketanji Brown Jackson for SCOTUS

GOP Sen.

Susan Collins To Vote for , Ketanji Brown Jackson for SCOTUS.

CNBC reports that the Republican senator said she'll back Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to serve as a Supreme Court justice.

CNBC reports that the Republican senator said she'll back Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to serve as a Supreme Court justice.

Sen.

Collins' pledge gives President Joe Biden's nominee bipartisan support.

Sen.

Collins' pledge gives President Joe Biden's nominee bipartisan support.

All but guaranteeing Jackson a place as the first Black woman to uphold the position.

Sen.

Collins issued a statement regarding her vote on March 30.

After reviewing Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s extensive record, watching much of her hearing testimony, and meeting with her twice in person, I have concluded that she possesses the experience, qualifications, and integrity to serve as an Associate Justice on the Supreme Court, Sen.

Susan Collins, via statement, as reported by CNBC.

After reviewing Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s extensive record, watching much of her hearing testimony, and meeting with her twice in person, I have concluded that she possesses the experience, qualifications, and integrity to serve as an Associate Justice on the Supreme Court, Sen.

Susan Collins, via statement, as reported by CNBC.

I will, therefore, vote to confirm her to this position, Sen.

Susan Collins, via statement, as reported by CNBC.

However, after putting the 51-year-old nominee through two extensive days of questioning last week.

However, after putting the 51-year-old nominee through two extensive days of questioning last week.

Collins' party leaders, including Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, said they would vote against Jackson's confirmation.

Collins' party leaders, including Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, said they would vote against Jackson's confirmation.

While Jackson was expected to be confirmed without the support of Republicans, Collins' vote will likely eliminate the need for the vice president to cast a tie-breaking vote.

While Jackson was expected to be confirmed without the support of Republicans, Collins' vote will likely eliminate the need for the vice president to cast a tie-breaking vote.

The Senate Judiciary Committee is expected to vote on April 4.

If it passes, a final vote will take place in the full Senate no later than April 8


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