April 07, 2022
Manchin Statement on Vote to Confirm Ketanji Brown Jackson to Supreme Court
Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) released the following statement on his vote to confirm Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to serve on the Supreme Court of the United States. The Senate voted 53-47 to confirm Judge Jackson.
“Today, I was proud to cast my vote to confirm Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to serve on the Supreme Court of the United States. Judge Jackson’s record and career are exemplary. She has shown tremendous grace through what has been a difficult confirmation process and has proven without a doubt that she has the temperament and credentials to serve on our nation’s highest court. In doing so, she has bravely paved the way so future generations may follow in her footsteps.
“In addition to her outstanding qualifications, Judge Jackson has a special connection to our beloved state of West Virginia. She shares West Virginians’ deep commitment to public service, love of family and pride of country. While I am under no illusions that I will agree with every vote Justice Jackson casts on the Court, I am confident she will make an exceptional jurist.”
In March, Senator Manchin announced his intent to support Judge Jackson’s nomination.
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